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The Jewel in the Crown – Paul Scott

(Arrow 2005, originally published in 1966) Book 1 of the Raj Quartet In this book Scott examines India under British rule in 1942, the period towards the end of the ‘Raj’, in a large (fictional) town called Mayapore. The narrative … Continue reading

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