Village Folk-Tales of Ceylon (Volume 3)

February 27, 2019
Henry Parker
1914
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Joshua Newton
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"Village Folk-Tales of Ceylon, Volume 3" was written by a British engineer living in colonial Ceylon during the Victorian era named Henry Parker. During his work as an engineer he developed an admiration for the skills displayed by the ancient Sinhalese at the time of the construction of their reservoirs.