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The road from Anuradhapura to Elephant Pass had been cut absolutely straight
through the kind of solid jungle which covered and still covers a large portion of
Ceylon . If the bullock cart stopped at any time and you looked back along the ...
I thought I should come back by a mad way and started out down the coast where
there were no roads only sand and ... disappeared altogether and I had to haul
my bicycle across a dried up lagoon in the direction I imagined my road to lie .
They were living in a house on the other side of the Kandy Lake , which was
perched perpendicularly above the road and reached from the road by a flight of
25 or 30 stone steps . I went by ricksha and told the ricksha boy to come back for
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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