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The living lotus (The Pergamon English library)

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Hardcover, 222 pages
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The Living Lotus
Ethel Mannin, 1956
I go for refuge to the lord Buddha.
— from the Ti-sarana, The Threefold Refuge

"There was a time when Christopher Finching had shared his English wife's view that it was deplorable that a middle-aged Englishman should marry these very young Burmese girls-"
This is the story of his daughter, known to him as Jenny and to her Burmese mother as Mālā.
The story follows Jenny from her childhood in Burma before The Japanese Invasion to her life in England with her fath
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Lefty Lady 1 3 Nov 21, 2013 11:52AM  
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Ethel Mannin (1900-84) was a prolific Anglo-Irish left wing anarchist pacifist author. She was quite close to W.B.Yeats at one time.

Ethel Edith Mannin (October 6, 1900 – 1984) was a popular British novelist and travel writer. She was born in London into a family with an Irish background.
Her writing career began in copy-writing and journalism. She became a prolific author, and also politically and
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