The village in the jungle
The evils of colonialism and the struggles of man against the universe and between man and nature are explored in Woolf's early-twentieth-century saga about Silindu and the inhabitants of the Ceylonese village of Beddagama
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3 Rodiyas are the lowest Sinhalese caste. jungle? They say that even kings have
desired Rodiya women. The Village in the Jungle 33.
jungle? They say that even kings have desired Rodiya women. If you desire her,
it is not hard to take her. But there need be no talk of marriage, or bringing her to
the house.' 'This morning I took her with me into the jungle, but it is not enough; ...
Come, Appochchi; do not fear this Rodiya dog: he is frightened: and now I will
never leave you.' jJPunchirala was really frightened. He stood and watched the
girl walk slowly away with Silindu along the path. Things had not happened quite
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kaitanya64 - LibraryThing
Set in colonial Ceylon, this novel is vivid and readable. While the author clearly illustrates a particular culture and time, that of a rural family in the "dry" forest area, where life is ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Steve38 - LibraryThing
Dear me but this is a depressing book. Everything that can go wrong does go wrong for the main characters. Written from the point of view of impoverished, uneducated jungle dwellers in Sri Lanka by ... Read full review