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The Day Of The Scorpion

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The Day Of The Scorpion by Paul Scott
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The arrest by British police of ex-Chief Minister Mohammed Ali Kasim, who is known to sympathise with the Quite India movement, signifies a further deterioration in Anglo-Indian relations. For families such as the Laytons, who have lived and served in India for generations, the immediate social and political realities are both disturbing and tragic. With growing confusion and bewilderment, the British are forced to confront the violent and often brutal years that lie ahead of them.

Author Biography

Paul Scott was born in London in 1920. He served in the army from 1940 to 1946, mainly in India and Malaya. He is the author of thirteen distinguished novels including his famous The Raj Quartet. In 1977, Staying On won the Booker Prize. Paul Scott died in 1978.
Release date NZ
April 7th, 2005
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Arrow Books Ltd
Pages
544
Dimensions
129x198x34
ISBN-13
9780099478829
Product ID
1659817

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