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Staying on : a novel

Author: Paul Scott
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : University of Chicago Press edView all editions and formats
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In this sequel to The Raj Quartet, Colonel Tusker and Lucy Smalley cling to their bungalow in the hills of Pankot after Indian independence deprives them of their colonial status. Lucy, fed up with accommodating her husband, tries to assert her own independence. In scenes both poignant and hilarious, she and Tusker act out class tensions among the British of the Raj and eloquently give voice to the loneliness, rage,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Scott
ISBN: 0226743497 9780226743493
OCLC Number: 39157416
Notes: Originally published 1977.
Description: 215 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Paul Scott.
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In this sequel to The Raj Quartet, Colonel Tusker and Lucy Smalley cling to their bungalow in the hills of Pankot after Indian independence deprives them of their colonial status. Lucy, fed up with accommodating her husband, tries to assert her own independence. In scenes both poignant and hilarious, she and Tusker act out class tensions among the British of the Raj and eloquently give voice to the loneliness, rage, and stubborn affection in their marriage.

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