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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With every shake he gave it , its body gave him a violent blow on the ribs and the tail curled round like the thong of a whip and hit him in the face on the ...
In a letter to Lytton on February 27th , 1905 , I gave a description of him which is perhaps worth ...
Then I took the ploughs and bulls to Tissa and gave demonstrations there . Almost at once I got applications for 80 or 90 ploughs , which I immediately ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - robertsgirl - LibraryThing
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