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Beyond The Call: The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission ...

Lee Trimble, Jeremy Dronfield - 2015 - History - Limited preview
Near the end of World War II, thousands of Allied ex-POWs were abandoned to wander the war-torn Eastern Front, modern day Ukraine. With no food, shelter, or supplies, they were an army of dying men. The Red Army had pushed the Nazis out of Russia ...
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A Passage to India

E. M. Forster - 2014 - Fiction - Limited preview
A Passage to India is a novel by English author E. M. Forster set against the backdrop of the British Raj and the Indian independence movement in the 1920s. It was selected as one of the 100 great works of English literature by the Modern Library ...
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A Passage To India

E.M. Forster, Martin Sherman - 2014 - Drama - Limited preview
First major theatrical adaptation of EM Forster's classic novel for a contemporary audience Before deciding whether to marry Chandrapore's local magistrate, Adela Quested wants to discover the "real India" for herself. Newly arrived from England ...
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Napoleon: The End of Glory

Munro Price - 2014 - History - Limited preview
On April 20, 1814, after a dizzying series of battles, campaigns, and diplomatic intrigues, a defeated Napoleon Bonaparte made his farewell speech to the Old Guard in the courtyard of the Chateau de Fontainebleau and set off for exile on the ...
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Staying On: A Novel

Paul Scott - 2013 - Fiction - Limited preview
In this sequel to The Raj Quartet, Colonel Tusker and Lucy Smalley stay on in the hills of Pankot after Indian independence deprives them of their colonial status. Finally fed up with accommodating her husband, Lucy claims a degree of ...
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Paul Scott: The Raj Quartet & Staying on

John Lennard - 2008 - Literary Criticism - Limited preview
A study of Scott's four great novels of British India - The Jewel in the Crown, The Day of the Scorpion, The Towers of Silence, A Division of the Spoils - and of the popular coda, Staying On.
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The Raj Quartet, Volume 2: The Day of the Scorpion

Paul Scott - 2011 - Fiction - Limited preview
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 ...
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The Raj Quartet, Volume 4: A Division of Spoils

Paul Scott - 2012 - Fiction - Limited preview
After exploiting India's divisions for years, the British depart in such haste that no one is prepared for the Hindu-Muslim riots of 1947. The twilight of the raj turns bloody. Against the backdrop of the violent partition of India and Pakistan ...
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The Towers Of Silence

Paul Scott - 2011 - Fiction - No preview available
It is the last, bitter days of World War II and the British Raj in India is crumbling. Ensconced in the Indian Hill Station of Pankot are the English wives, mothers, daughters and widows of the officers embroiled in the ongoing conflict. With ...
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