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REVIEW: Death in Kenya – M. M. Kaye

Originally published as ‘Later Than You Think’ (1958) I was doing that usual thing on Wikipedia of jumping from one article to another (I think it went from Little Women to White Mischief via Gabriel Byrne and Wah Wah) when … Continue reading

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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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