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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The largest town in my District was not Hambantota , the headquarters where I
lived , but Tangalla , thirty miles or so away . There was no railway and about
once a month I drove or rode to Tangalla and stayed a night or two there in the ...
HAMBANTOTA DISTRICT GAME , SANCT Wala Kataragama DISTRICT
Ambalāntota HLAMBANTOTA TANGALLA 10 20 30 Miles satisfactory in
attainment than in anticipation , while failure is. rissamaharama RI Liyangahatott !
The Assistant Superintendent of Police at Tangalla was a young civil servant
called Hodson . He had never been in the jungle proper and had done no big
game shooting . He very much wanted to begin , so when I had to go on a short
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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