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Sanders, the D.J., was a small, fat whisky-drinking man of 49 whom I never got to
know well, because he was soon transferred to another station. Dutton, the P.M.,
was a strange character; a strange fate, partly due to me, befell him, but I will ...
The tree was inhabited by a notorious and dangerous devil, so that the servants
disliked the bungalow and would never go near the tree after dark. If you walked
to the edge of the bastion and looked down upon the esplanade you saw below ...
Coming face to face with a buffalo, a bear, or a leopard one felt pretty sure of
what he would do, and in 999 cases out of a 1,000 one was right; I never felt that I
had any idea of what an elephant would do : he might pay no attention to you at
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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