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 leopard came to a sad end . As he grew up , he failed to realize his own strength . He would playfully bat a dog as he always had done , but he was now ...
The Arachchi agreed with me that the leopard would probably return to it at ... me to shoot it as leopards were causing destruction among the village cattle ...
wounded leopard was growling so that we knew it was still alive . Engelbrecht then cut down a sapling and said that he would climb on to the boulder and ...
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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