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In these circumstances a vast amount of interesting and important work was open
to the O.A. , particularly if he was energetic and the G.A. a little lazy . The Cadet
was in a very different position . Fresh out from England , completely ignorant ...
Also it was extraordinarily interesting that every now and again you learnt in one
of these cases what it was so rarely that you heard in Ceylon , the woman's side
of the case . Not often , it is true , even in the Kandy kachcheri , but occasionally a
The struggle against the conservatism of the cultivators was extremely interesting
. At first they would not look at the ploughs ; “ Hamadoru , ” they would say to me ,
sorrowfully shaking their heads , “ no bull could pull that plough ; you would ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - robertsgirl - LibraryThing
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