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The Government sent to take his place as O.A. a man called Leak . Normally he
would never have been appointed an O.A. for he was a senior civil servant . But
he was extremely ill with T.B. and the Government sent him to the dry climate of ...
I did not have another year in the “ accursed place ” , for five months after I wrote
this letter I was moved at a moment's notice to Kandy where Lewis was
Government Agent ; he had asked for me to be sent there as his Office Assistant .
... and down the country with dishonoured cheques , and warrants for his arrest
were issued in Kandy , Nuwara Elixya , and Colombo . He bolted and managed
to get on to a boat bound for Malaya . But in Malaya he was caught and sent back
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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