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In the whole of my seven years in Ceylon I never had a meal with a business man
, and when I was stationed in Kandy , every member of the Kandy Club , except
one young man , a solicitor , was a civil servant , an army officer , or a planter ...
But over a very large part of Ceylon the country is the exact opposite of the sandy
austerity of Jaffna and Hambantota in which I spent nearly six years of my Ceylon
life . It is , as in so many other places , mainly a question of rain . In the hills and ...
famous in Ceylon and all over Southern India . In the old days great numbers of
pilgrims used to come from India . They trailed along the south coast of Ceylon
through Galle and Matara into the Hambantota district . From Hambantota town 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
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