Publisher: University of Queensland Press, 1981. ISBN: 070221566X. `Hardcover & jacket very good, ex-library with usual stamps & stickers, DJ attached to book. Very light wear/scuffing to DJ, light soiling/library markings outer edge of pages, back pocket. Interior pages clean & tight, couple earmarks, occasional spotting. 238 pages.
SUMMARY: This is a brilliant & moving novel of village life during the struggle for independence in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) and in the ensuing years of political and social disruption. It is a panoramic novel, portraying the life of Kalutantirige Surabiel, the eldest son of a typical tea-estate, up-country village family...
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