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The Towers of Silence (Raj Quartet 3)

The Towers of Silence (Raj Quartet 3)

Author(s): Paul Scott

Location(s): India

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 1940s onwards



The third in the Raj Quartet and each novel overlaps with the previous. It continues the story of the last days of British rule in India, told generally from the perspective of the British in India. The character of Barbie Batchelor makes this a true masterpiece.

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One gets the clear impression of life in India during the first half of the 20th century as similar in nature: Fragmented, multifaceted, largely dependent upon perspective and experience and never perceived whole or...

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