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Raj Quartet, Volume 3, The: The Towers of Silence Paul Scott

Raj Quartet, Volume 3, The: The Towers of Silence

Paul Scott

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ISBN : 9781299532946
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402 pages
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India, 1943: In a regimental hill station, the ladies of Pankot struggle to preserve the genteel facade of British society amid the debris of a vanishing empire and World War II. A retired missionary, Barbara Batchelor, bears witness to theMoreIndia, 1943: In a regimental hill station, the ladies of Pankot struggle to preserve the genteel facade of British society amid the debris of a vanishing empire and World War II. A retired missionary, Barbara Batchelor, bears witness to the connections between many human dramas- the love between Daphne Manner and Hari Kumar- the desperate grief an old teacher feels for an India she cannot rescue- and the cruelty of Captain Ronald Merrick, Susan Laytons future husband.