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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... EAS SOUTHERN PROVINCE Nafing o 20 C Miles NORTHERN Mullaittivu
Mannars PROVINCE Trincomalee NORTH ... Eliya Badulla UVA Kalutara
Ratnapura Hambantota Gallen Mataras Tangalla PROVINCE PPROVINCE )
An outbreak of rinderpest had occurred in the island and there were cases of the
disease in the Uva Province which adjoined my District . On February 18th there
were three cases of the disease among bulls in Hambantota town . These bulls ...
... dense jungle in the Uva Province , but it had no roads to it and was so far from
any inhabited place in Uva that it was practically inaccessible to the G.A. of that
Province . It was about ten miles from Tissamaharama and the A.G.A.
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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