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A Division of Spoils (Repr of 1975 Ed) (Raj Quartet/Paul Scott, 4)

by Paul Scott

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Scott, Paul - Prose & Criticism,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Classics,
  • 20th century,
  • British,
  • Historical fiction,
  • History,
  • India

  • Edition Notes

    Phoenix Fiction

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages608
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9528126M
    ISBN 100226743446
    ISBN 109780226743448

    About A Division of the Spoils. Against the backdrop of the violent partition of India and Pakistan, this volume sketches one last bittersweet romance, revealing the divided loyalties of the British as they flee, retreat from, or cling to India. A DIVISION OF THE SPOILS by Paul Scott is the last book in his series known as the Raj Quartet. The four books are classics, that have been read and will continue to be read centuries from now as readers attempt to understand what happened during the last days of the British Raj in India/5(56).

    The Raj Quartet: The Jewel in the Crown, The Day of the Scorpion, The Towers of Silence & A Division of the Spoils; A BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisation. Get this from a library! A division of the spoils. [Paul Scott] -- The decline of British power in India in its last two years of Imperial rule.

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A Division of Spoils (Repr of 1975 Ed) (Raj Quartet/Paul Scott, 4) by Paul Scott Download PDF EPUB FB2

Against the backdrop of the violent partition of India and Pakistan, A Division of the Spoils illuminates one last bittersweet romance, revealing the divided loyalties of the British as they flee, After exploiting India's divisions for years, the British depart in such haste that no one is prepared for the Hindu-Muslim riots of The twilight of the raj turns bloody/5.

The twilight of the raj turns bloody. Against the backdrop of the violent partition of India and Pakistan, A Division of the Spoils illuminates one last bittersweet romance, revealing the divided loyalties of the British as they flee, retreat from, or cling to India.

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Free download or read online A Division of the Spoils pdf (ePUB) (The Raj Quartet Series) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Paul Scott. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format/5.

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A Division of the Spoils by Paul Scott [A Review] – We Need to Talk About Books. A Division of the Spoils is Paul Scott’s conclusion to his Raj Quartet.

As the Second World War draws to a close, and Indian Independence looks increasingly inevitable, both English and Indians alike are forced to ask themselves what place there is for them in a new India. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

A division of the spoils by Paul Scott, unknown edition, A division of the spoils (edition) | Open LibraryCited by: A Division Of The Spoils by Paul Scott Book Resume: BOOK FOUR OF THE RAJ QUARTET The British Raj in India is in its final days.

But the fall of the Empire is both the end of one era and the beginning of another. For the Hindus and Muslims, the political reality signals inevitable post-war recriminations and future territorial wrangles.

A Division Of The Spoils () About book: The fourth book of the Raj Quartet, and the war is over in Europe, the Americans have dropped their atom bombs, but there is still Malaysia to be taken back from the Japanese. In India, demission of power from the UK is a certainty – the socialist government back home are focusing on domestic issues, and are not interested in Empire.

A DIVISION OF THE SPOILS by Paul Scott is the last book in his series known as the Raj Quartet. The four books are classics, that have been read and will continue to be read centuries from now as readers attempt to understand what happened during the last days of the British Raj in India.5/5(5).

In the fourth volume in Paul Scott's Raj quartet, the twilight of the Raj turns bloody. After exploiting India's divisions for years, the British depart in such haste that no one is prepared for the Hindu-Muslim riots of Against the backdrop of the violent partition of India and Pakistan, A division of the spoils illuminates one last bittersweet romance, revealing the divided loyalties.

The twilight of the raj turns bloody. Against the backdrop of the violent partition of India and Pakistan, A Division of the Spoils illuminates one last bittersweet romance, revealing the divided loyalties of the British as they flee, retreat from, or cling to India.

The Raj Quartet: The towers of silence. (State of Indiana Libraries) Services. Navigate; Linked Data; Dashboard; Tools / Extras; Stats; Share. Social. Mail. A division of the spoils: A novel by Paul Scott. Morrow. Hardcover. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text.

Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.

A Division of Spoils. Author: Paul Scott; Publisher: University of Chicago Press ISBN: X Category: Fiction Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» After exploiting India's divisions for years, the British depart in such haste that no one is prepared for the Hindu-Muslim riots of Fourth and final volume in Scott's majestic ""Raj Quartet"" dealing with the declining years of the ""British presence"" in India&#;here in hurriedly and expediently dissipating.

For the most part the observer is Sgt. Perron, an upper-class English historian whose lightly cynical insistence on rank permits him a cover of flexibility.

It is Perron who temporarily prevents the. Plot summary. Staying On focuses on Tusker and Lucy Smalley, who are briefly mentioned in the latter two books of the Raj Quartet, The Towers of Silence and A Division of the Spoils, and are the last British couple living in the small hill town of Pankot after Indian had risen to the rank of colonel in the British Indian Army, but on his retirement had entered the world of Author: Paul Scott.

After exploiting India's divisions for years, the British depart in such haste that no one is prepared for the Hindu-Muslim riots of The twilight of the raj turns bloody. Against the backdrop of the violent partition of India and Pakistan, A Division of the Spoils illuminates one last Brand: University of Chicago Press.

A division of the spoils: a novel by Paul Scott; 14 editions; First published in ; Subjects: 20th century, British, Fiction, History, India; Places: India; Times. The twilight of the raj turns bloody. Against the backdrop of the violent partition of India and Pakistan, A Division of the Spoils illuminates one last bittersweet romance, revealing the divided loyalties of the British as they flee, retreat from, or cling to India.

/5(13). A Division of the Spoils is a captivating and gorgeous experience of a book, and I was sad to finally finish it, but it was worth all 2, pages that it took to get there. Section 2 - The Raj Quartet The entire oeuvre is due a mention.The twilight of the raj turns bloody.

Against the backdrop of the violent partition of India and Pakistan, A Division of the Spoils illuminates one last bittersweet romance, revealing the divided loyalties of the British as they flee, retreat from, or cling to IndiaPublisher's description.The desire for booty was a motive in all medieval warfare.

The preoccupation of the soldier with spoils, with prisoners, horses, equipment and movable wealth in general, is, however, less evident in the surviving sources of early medieval history than in the records of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.