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always about my door crying for a handful of kurakkan 2 Fool | I tell you my
brother's children in Kotegoda will bring you land, paddy land, and cocoanuts.
There is no difference between one woman and another.' “I tell you I want no
'The Mahatmaya was right to laugh at me for a fool. Yes, I am a fool. I know that.
The tale was false. It was the Mahatmaya who called the woman to come to him,
and she refused. I knew it. Yes, brother, I knew it. But I was frightened by your ...
'Three months, you fool? Is a chena crop like ninety days' rice?' 'Fool 2 Who is a
fool?' 'Hold your tongue! Hold your tongue! At any rate, it was before the New
Year, and it's already six months since the New Year.' 'Aiyo! Six months since the
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kaitanya64 - LibraryThing
Set in colonial Ceylon, this novel is vivid and readable. While the author clearly illustrates a particular culture and time, that of a rural family in the "dry" forest area, where life is ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Steve38 - LibraryThing
Dear me but this is a depressing book. Everything that can go wrong does go wrong for the main characters. Written from the point of view of impoverished, uneducated jungle dwellers in Sri Lanka by ... Read full review