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As Hinnihami followed hour after hour along the white track , which for ever
coiled out before her into the walls of dusty trees , the old song , which
Karlinahami had sung to them when they were children , continually was in her
mind , and she ...
Then we started for the chena , and as we went on the track I shot him from
behind . He is lying dead there now - on the track which leads from the village to
the chena . If the Hamadoru sends some one , he can find the body . ' Yes , and
Punchi Menika would stand listening to them going over it again and again , hour
after hour . She listened in silence , and would then slip quietly away to wander in
the evening down the track towards Kamburupitiya . It was on the track that ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Steve38 - LibraryThing
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