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In Calcutta and Simla , in Colombo and Nuwara Eliya , the social structure and
relations between Europeans rested on the same kind of snobbery ,
pretentiousness , and false pretensions as they did in Putney or Peckham . No
one can ...
that I had returned to Colombo en route back to London and his home . So he set
off back again by the way we had come , down the railway line to Colombo . At
any rate , two Church Missionary Society lady missionaries , Miss Beeching and ...
One day I received from the Government in Colombo a telegram informing me
that Baron Blixen , a Danish cousin of Queen Alexandra , was coming to shoot in
my District , and I was to help him in every way possible . I found that the Baron ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Jenney - LibraryThing
In the feudal society of Ceylon "I felt that there was some depth of happiness rather than pleasure, of satisfaction, . . . which the western world is losing or has lost." (p 158) Judgments such as ... Read full review
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This is the second book Leonard Woolf wrote of his life. He is a graceful author, and a sensitive man. Good look into an aristocratic young britisher and his growing up. Read full review