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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 .
One afternoon a Colombo Sinhalese sent his card in and asked me to see him . I cannot now remember what his business was , but it was something to do with ...
But in Malaya he was caught and sent back to Colombo where they tried him on many charges of obtaining money by false pretences and sent him to jail .
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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