Vignettes of the Ceylon Civil Service 1938-1957
These are a collection of articles, originally published in the Times of Ceylon, giving an account of a civil servant's experiences during the last decade of British rule and the first decade of independence. He rose to be Head of Customs and the Port Commission and was forced to resign due to political influence. His reminiscences recall a past where he believed the service to be more independent than it was at the time of his retirement. Good Paperback. First Edition. 153 pages.
Weight: 0.4 kg Post free within Malaysia
Published by: State Printing Corporation, Colombo, 1991. ISBN: 95561003805
Condition: The cover has browned with age and has dirt marks. The binding is tight, text clear and there is medium tanning throughout.