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As soon as I got to Kandy, I found that I had indeed entered into an entirely new
world. I am glad that I spent a year of my life at the age of 27 in Kandy, for life
there was unlike any that I have ever known elsewhere, but I did not like it in the
was due to dine with Mr. and Mrs. Middleton and their rose-like daughter, Rose.
He was a Judge of the Supreme Court and was in Kandy holding the Assizes; he
and Mrs. Middleton were pleasant people, but almost impossibly respectable.
... relations with Price, 1 1 5- 119; 124-127; Acting A.G.A. Mannar, 1 19-124; twice
nearly swindled, 127- 1 3 1 ; O. A. Kandy, 1 32-1 7 1 ; journey to Kandy, 132;
society in Kandy, 133; work in Kandy, 134; Kandy tennis and Kandy Club, 135-
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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