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I remembered the long straight street in the glare and dust, the white houses and
verandahs, and women's heads peering through blinds or round doors to see
what the white men were stopping for. I remembered that my horse had been ...
He told me that he was much attracted by Ethel and that almost every evening he
rode with the two young ladies round the hills above Kandy. The difficulty for him
was that he always had to take Rachel as well as Ethel and he therefore was ...
We set off round the tank and after about half a mile I pointed out to him a large
crocodile lying by the water's edge about 30 yards from us. The Baron took
careful aim and fired, and his bullet hit the ground less than 1 5 yards from his
toes 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
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