❮BOOKS❯ ⚦ The Raj Quartet Author Paul Scott – Tbjewellers.co.uk An epic full cast dramatisation of Paul Scott’s classic series of novels charting the last days ofthe British RajSpanning the years from 1942 to 1947 this landmark saga explores the relationships be An epic full cast dramatisation of Paul Scott’s classic series of novels charting the last days ofthe British RajSpanning the years from to this landmark saga explores the relationships between an array of soldiers and civilians stationedin India as the sun sets on British colonial ruleAs The Jewel in the Crown opens World War II The Raj eBook Ã is at its height and Gandhi is calling for the British to leave When Daphne Manners arrives in Mayapore she meets two men who will change her life Hari Kumar and Ronald Merrick She begins to fall for Hari but Ronald Merrick the local police superintendent – becomes infatuated with her and seethes with hatred for Hari The Day of the Scorpion finds Merrick worming his way into the Layton family and his treatment of Hari Kumar is revealed In The Towers of Silence it is summer and as the war ends Mabel Layton’s companion Barbie Batchelor is forced to leave her home in Pankot In A Division of the Spoils Sergeant Guy Perron arrives to witness India’s independence while the Laytons plan for their future – but the division of the country will spark tragic conseuences for manyThe extensive star studded cast includes Anna Maxwell Martin Bleak House Motherland Prasanna Puwanarajah Doctor Foster Geraldine James who also starred in the film of The Jewel in the Crown Mark Bazeley Broadchurch Benedict Cumberbatch Sherlock Kulvinder Ghir Goodness Gracious Me and Nina Wadia EastendersDuration hours approx.
See this thread for information Paul Scott was born in London in He served in the army from to mainly in India and Malaya He is the author of thirteen distinguished novels including his famous The Raj uartet In Staying On won the Booker Prize Paul Scott died in .
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