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The Day of the Scorpion (Raj Quartet 2)

The Day of the Scorpion (Raj Quartet 2)

Author(s): Paul Scott

Location(s): India

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 1940s

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The second book expands on the first book, and introduces the main storyline of the susequent books, although the rape in the Bibighar Gardens lurks. Mohammed Ali Kasim, a respected Indian Congressman arrested by the British and the Layton family are a typical British military family in India – their oldest daughter Sarah goes on to become one of the mainstay characters going forward…

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Enter the 2021TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

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