Jewel In The Crown (BOK)

Paul Scott

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BOOK ONE OF THE RAJ QUARTET India 1942: everything is in flux. World War II has shown that the British are not invincible and the self-rule lobby is gaining many supporters. Against this background, Daphne Manners, a young English girl, is brutally raped in the Bibighat Gardens. The racism, brutality and hatred launched upon the head of her young Indian lover echo the dreadful violence perpetrated on Daphne and reveal the desperate state of Anglo-Indian relations. The rift that will eventually prise India - the jewel in the Imperial Crown - from colonial rule is beginning to gape wide.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1996 Forfatter Paul Scott
Forlag
ARROW
ISBN 9780099439967
Antall sider 528 Dimensjoner 13cm x 19,8cm x 2,8cm
Vekt 386 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd