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The Raj quartet

Author: Paul Scott; Hilary Spurling
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.
Series: Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), 297-298.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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`Set against the backdrop of Gandhi's calls for independence and a potential Japanese invasion, four masterful historical novels--The Jewel in the Crown, The Day of the Scorpion, The Towers of Silence, and A Division of the Spoils--covering the period between the Quit India riots of 1942 and the massacres that accompanied independence and partition in 1947 provide insight into the closing years of British rule in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Scott, Paul, 1920-1978.
Raj quartet.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2007
(OCoLC)607573838
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Scott; Hilary Spurling
ISBN: 9780307263964 0307263967 9780307263971 0307263975
OCLC Number: 148013858
Description: 2 volumes ; 21 cm.
Contents: v. 1. The jewel in the crown --The day of the scorpion --
v. 2. The towers of silence --
A division of the spoils.
Series Title: Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), 297-298.
Responsibility: Paul Scott ; with an introduction by Hilary Spurling.
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`Set against the backdrop of Gandhi's calls for independence and a potential Japanese invasion, four masterful historical novels--The Jewel in the Crown, The Day of the Scorpion, The Towers of Silence, and A Division of the Spoils--covering the period between the Quit India riots of 1942 and the massacres that accompanied independence and partition in 1947 provide insight into the closing years of British rule in India.

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