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James Stewart Bowes , Assistant Superintendent of Police in Jaffna , was an interesting example of all this . His brother Freddy was in the civil service , highly intelligent , high up , and successful . Jimmy was the failure of the ...
from the G.A. Jaffna asking me whether I was well enough to take up in the middle of February a special appointment as Koddu Superintendent at the Pearl Fishery . It was obviously an extremely interesting job , so I wired back “ Yes ” ...
John Scott , as A.G.A. , was responsible for law and order in the camp , sat as Police Magistrate , and was Koddu Superintendent ; I was Assistant Koddu Superintendent ; Stevenson was Superintendent of Police .
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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