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Nobody in the office, including himself, had believed the thing in the least degree
possible. But everyone, including himself, agreed that, once the change had
been made, the thing had proved to be feasible and everyone's work became ...
Another thing I liked about the Sinhalese was their religion. I am essentially and
fundamentally irreligious, as I have explained in Sowing, but, if one must have a
religion, Buddhism seems to me superior to all other religions. When I got to ...
The whole thing was characteristic of village life in Ceylon 50 years ago. The
kernel of the trouble was 48 acres of land, the ownership of which was in dispute
between the villagers on one side and the Court interpreter of Tangalla on the
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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