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Ort novel which is a good supplement to Paul Scott s better known Raj uartet series While none of the characters in the main series make an appearance the themes of racism and classism are explored effectively by making Joe Mckendrick an American and an outsider as the main protagonist Like the Raj uartet books female characters play a key role in the story while the novel also touches on the plight of Eurasians who form their own sense of identity within the context of exclusion and discrimination by both Europeans and Indians The story follows a brisk pace which are punctuated by some beautiful sentences which invoke both a sense of nostalgia and inevitability of the march of time The cheating was part of the camouflage concealing the secret He smile and said goodbye and eld out True hisand A Fairly Honourable Defeat halfoping that the gesture would strip the camouflage away shook Fucking Trans Women hisand and looked Slavery Reborn him straight in the face An all the look meant was goodbye goodbye Joe McKendrick about to depart India A real page turner This bookad "me ooked right from the beginning and t remained tightly paced "hooked right from the beginning and t remained tightly paced gripping until the very end My exposure to Paul Scott before reading this consisted exclusively of the film adaptation of Staying On which as really stayed with me I guess that the end of the British Empire resonates with me but regardless of the subject matter I d vouch for Scott s story telling skills This novel is as taut as any thriller except it doesn t rely on grisly murders to propel itself forward Continues with Staying On and some of the Jewel in the Crown uartet exploring the territory right before and close to England s Life Leverage handing over the colony Ande understands and expresses it perfectlyhis ear for character is unerring But Jewel and Staying On I thought were so good I found it Bulbophyllums; the Incomplete Guide, From A to WHY? hard to rateigherBottom Line Read Paul Scot. Ef characterizations are as important to Six Days in Marapore as the basic plot This is not primarily a novel of India but rather of frightened foreigners living there at the end of their era New York TimesIntense abrasive the many conflicts and telltale stigmata of Hindu and Moslem white and off white give this its uncertain temper and certain suspense Kirkus Reviews. As a novel about the end of the British Raj in India This Mostly Overlooked Work mostly overlooked work Paul Scott does a decent job of capturing in one "book what the author conveyed in is 4 volume Raj uartet series which includes The Jewel "what the author conveyed in is 4 volume Raj uartet series which includes The Jewel the Crown The story follows an American man arriving in a small town in India shortly after the death of is brother He seeks for a woman who ad a close connection to is brother and becomes involved with a cast of mostly British characters who are in the midst of their own crises as the dawn of Indian independence approaches The book s themes of class and racial divides rulers and the ruled the end of British imperialism violence vs law and lost loves are typical of Paul Scott s well known works but the added element ere is that of an American as a central character By itself the character was fairly flat But as a literary techniue it worked on some level as a method to view both the British and Indian perspectives from an outsider s point of view However it wasn t fully successful as we never really know what the American is thinking or feeling when it comes to the novel s major themes we only get a glimpse of what The Infinite Air he is thinking or feeling regardingis own condition A decent read but as a supplement to other works dealing with the same time frame of British and Indian istories A powerful book about the last days of the Raj full of empty British people who do not know what they will do next Some Faulkner like moods invoked in this story of complex dark emotions amongst the English community *in an unimportant part of the Raj in the months before its dissolution As this * an unimportant part of the Raj in the months before its dissolution As this of British confront their legacy in India the sense of failure and polution becomes overwhelming polution in the form of the secretative anglo indian community of women like Dorothy Gower living white lives and. In this swiftly paced and lyrical novel about British expatriates at the time of Indian independence Paul Scott grapples with the themes of race possession and istory that dominate all four novels of Pandoras Planet his masterpiece The Raj uartet especially The Jewel in the Crown As always Scott fillsis book with vivid characters the seductive bigoted war widow; the sophisticated wi. Creating atred and self lothing "because of itOne of Scott s earlier novels I think but the themese of is "of itOne of Scott s earlier novels I think but the themese of is work already strongly present I liked the book well enough but it was an intensely psychological novel of India in the waning days of the British Raj If you aren t familiar with the time period and politics I think this book would seem a bit obscure Readers of Paul Scott s Raj uartet and Staying On novels would probably enjoy this Somewhat similar to Staying On but much darker

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I recall novel being it examines the lives of a andful of British and Anglo Indian characters as the days to Indian independence are counted down Recently discovered Paul Scott this is the first work of Training the Help (Hedon Falls his that I ve read and I liked the pace dialogue setting Ordered the Raj uartet and looking forward to immersing myself into this world Joe MacKendrick a young Americanas come to the imaginary town of Marapore on the eve of the partition of India searching for a woman When Not to Build his dead brother abruptly ended a love affair with Tensions areigh between the Indians and the British Tom Gower usband of the woman Joe is seeking as been threatened by the locals who work at Hello Bravo ! - Activity Book his agricultural outpost Scott s characters are often expatriates whoave been so long in India that England can no longer be considered An Eye for an Eye home after partition they will be rootless finding themselves in the disconcerting position of euals or less to those over whom theyad just been overlords Paired with this social and political turmoil are the racial divisions At a dinner party where one guest is Eurasian MacKendrick notes the others I liked this but didn t enjoy it as much as The Raj uartet and Staying On Still an interesting evocation of the last days of the Raj in a small Indian town among a group of British residents and an American visitor A sh. Ly Hindu politician; and the athletic young American who only gradually begins to understand the legacy of pain and Still Side by Side hatred veiling the womane as come to rescue Set against the backdrop of a nation in violent transition a climate of exhilaration and shifting loyalties Six Days in Marapore unfolds amidst the possibility of reconciliation freedom and ealingScott's bri. Six Days in Marapore

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