Growing: an autobiography of the years 1904 to 1911
Woolf's account of his seven years as a civil servant in Ceylon. "He has a seemingly effortless way with words which is beautiful and spellbinding" (J. M. Edelstein, New Republic). Index; photographs.
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Magampattu was also famous for its game and wild animals. In the extreme east
there was a Government Game Sanctuary of about 1 30 square miles in which no
shooting was allowed ; I had a Game Sanctuary Ranger and some Watchers to ...
I had under me a Game Sanctuary Ranger and Game Watchers to look after the
Game Sanctuary and also generally the shooting and protection of game outside
the Sanctuary. The Game Sanctuary Ranger was a strange man. His name was ...
I used to go and inspect the Game Sanctuary whenever I could spare the time,
camping on the west bank of the river. West of the river where shooting was
allowed, the game was as shy as everywhere else. As soon as you crossed the
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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