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There lives in it a young girl , unmarried , the daughter of Tuwan Abdid . I will take
you there on a moonless night , and you will make the charm there . And if the
next night the girl comes to me , I will give you 65 . " 1 Then my father thought , “ If
The holy man knows this , and says that you must remain here , and take the man
every night in the perahera until the night of the full moon , and on the morning of
the next day you must return to the village . But on the evening of the first day ...
They were stolen last night from the Arachchi ' s house . The Mudalali saw you
leaving the house in the night . Curse you , I shall have to take you into
Kamburupitiya now to the court and the magistrate Hamadoru . And what about
this fellow ?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kaitanya64 - LibraryThing
Set in colonial Ceylon, this novel is vivid and readable. While the author clearly illustrates a particular culture and time, that of a rural family in the "dry" forest area, where life is ... Read full review
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Dear me but this is a depressing book. Everything that can go wrong does go wrong for the main characters. Written from the point of view of impoverished, uneducated jungle dwellers in Sri Lanka by ... Read full review