The Raj Quartet

v. 1

Auteur: Paul Scott
Uitgever: Everyman
  • Engelstalig
  • 1032 pagina's
  • 9781857152975
  • juni 2007
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Samenvatting

Paul Scott's epic study of British India in its final years has no equal. Tolstoyan in scope and Proustian in detail but completely individual in effect, it records the encounter between East and West through the experiences of a dozen people caught up in the upheavals of the Second World War and the growing campaign for Indian independence. Book one, The Jewel in the Crown , describes the doomed love between an English girl and an Indian boy, Daphne Manners and Hari Kumar. This affair touches the lives of other characters in three subsequent books, most of them unknown to Hari and Daphne but involved in the larger social and political conflicts which destroy the lovers. On occasions unsparing in its study of personal dramas and racial differences, the Raj Quartet is at all times profoundly humane, not least in the author's capacity to identify with a huge range of characters. It is also illuminated by delicate social comedy and wonderful evocations of the Indian scene, all narrated in luminous prose.

Recensie(s)

Not many of E. M Forster's readers could have imagined then that his book's theme -- relations between Europeans and non-Europeans -- would soon become an acute human and literary concern. The topic has recurred often enough in fiction since then, but never, to my knowledge, has it been treated as brilliantly as it is in Paul Scott's novel, The Jewel in the Crown The New Yorker

Productspecificaties

Auteur
Paul Scott
Taal
Engels
Afmetingen
47x210x135 mm
Gewicht
966,00 gram
Verschijningsdatum
juni 2007
Druk
1
ISBN10
1857152972
ISBN13
9781857152975

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Hardcover
Verschijningsjaar
2007

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