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A Division Of The Spoils By Paul Scott

A Division Of The Spoils
by Paul Scott

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BOOK FOUR OF THE RAJ QUARTET

The British Raj in India is in its final days. And for the British families still residing in India, decisions about their future must be made and final goodbyes must be said, all against the backdrop of one of the most turbulent periods of social change the world has ever seen.

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A Division Of The Spoils by Paul Scott

BOOK FOUR OF THE RAJ QUARTET

The British Raj in India is in its final days. But the fall of the Empire is both the end of one era and the beginning of another. For the Hindus and Muslims, the political reality signals inevitable post-war recriminations and future territorial wrangles. For Guy Perron, Field Sergeant and historian, these last days are a time to reflect on the legacy the British has left behind in India. And for the British families still residing in India, decisions about their future must be made and final goodbyes must be said, all against the backdrop of one of the most turbulent periods of social change the world has ever seen.

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A Division Of The Spoils Reviews


Its two great and time-resting virtues are, first, the extraordinary range of characters it so skilfully portrays and, second, its powerful evocation of the last days of British India * Times Literary Supplement *
A mighty literary experience * The Times *
Quite simply, monumental * Washington Post *

About Paul Scott


Paul Scott was born in London in 1920. He served in the army from 1940 to 1946, mainly in India and Malaya. He is the author of thirteen distinguished novels including his famous The Raj Quartet. In 1977, Staying On won the Booker Prize. Paul Scott died in 1978.

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GOR001152425
A Division Of The Spoils by Paul Scott
Paul Scott
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cornerstone
2005-04-07
672
0099478838
9780099478836
N/A
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