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Title:The Day of the Scorpion
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Paul Scott
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
ISBN:0226743411
ISBN 13:
Number of Pages:493
Category:Historical fiction, Fiction, India, Historical

The Day of the Scorpion by Paul Scott

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Day of the Scorpion In The Day of the Scorpion Scott draws us deeper in to his epic of India at the close of World War II With force and subtlety he recreates both private ambition and perversity and the politics of an entire subcontinent at a turning point in history .

As the scorpion encircled by a ring of fire will sting itself to death so does the British raj hasten its own destruction when threatened by the flames of Indian independence Brutal repression and imprisonment of India s leaders cannot still the cry for home rule And in the midst of chaos the English Laytons withdraw from a world they no longer know to seek solace in denial drink and madness

The Raj Quartet, The Raj Quartet (1): The Jewel in the Crown, The Day of the Scorpion, The Chinese Love Pavilion, The Jewel in the Crown (The Raj Quartet, #1), A Division of the Spoils (The Raj Quartet, #4), The Towers of Silence, Staying On, The Raj Quartet (2): The Towers of Silence, A Division of the Spoils, Six Days in Marapore, The Day of the Scorpion