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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205 of 26th April to the Government Agent , Southern Province , regarding the acquisition of land required for the Public Works Department Store at Tangalla , leaves much to be desired . 2. His Excellency accordingly desires you to ...
In May my leave would be up . So in February , being still in doubt about the future , I decided to try to get my leave extended . On February 14th , 1912 , I asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies to extend my leave for four ...
The grant of leave on the ground of urgent private affairs is , however , another matter and is one for the decision of the Secretary of State . If , as would appear from your letters , your private affairs make it impossible for you to ...
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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