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Scott, Paul 1920-1978

Overview
Works: 170 works in 1,194 publications in 16 languages and 23,049 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Film adaptations  Historical fiction  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6069.C596, 823.914
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The jewel in the crown; a novel by Paul Scott( Book )

148 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in 11 languages and held by 2,851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the rape of young English girl in India, 1942, and, figuratively, the rape of a people's sensibilities due in great measure to the color of their skins
The towers of silence; a novel by Paul Scott( Book )

91 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

India, 1943: In a regimental hill station, the ladies of Pankot struggle to preserve the genteel façade of British society amid the debris of a vanishing empire and World War II. A retired missionary, Barbara Batchelor, bears witness to the connections between many human dramas; the love between Daphne Manner and Hari Kumar; the desperate grief an old teacher feels for an India she cannot rescue; and the cruelty of Captain Ronald Merrick, Susan Layton's future husband
The day of the scorpion; a novel by Paul Scott( Book )

98 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 2,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues the story of the last days British rule in India in the early 1940's
A division of the spoils : a novel by Paul Scott( Book )

79 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The decline of British power in India in its last two years of Imperial rule
Staying on : a novel by Paul Scott( Book )

106 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to The Raj Quartet, Colonel Tusker and Lucy Smalley cling to their bungalow in the hills of Pankot after Indian independence deprives them of their colonial status. Lucy, fed up with accommodating her husband, tries to assert her own independence. In scenes both poignant and hilarious, she and Tusker act out class tensions among the British of the Raj and eloquently give voice to the loneliness, rage, and stubborn affection in their marriage
The Raj quartet by Paul Scott( Book )

44 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four novels covering the period between the Quit India riots of 1942 and the massacres that accompanied independence and partition in 1947 provide insight into the closing years of British rule in India
The corrida at San Feliu by Paul Scott( Book )

31 editions published between 1964 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman om forfatterens liv, skildret gennem hans dagbog og en række efterladte roman- og novellefragmenter
The birds of paradise by Paul Scott( Book )

51 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paul Scott is most famous for his much-beloved tetralogy "The Raj Quartet," an epic that chronicles the end of the British rule in India with a cast of vividly and memorably drawn characters. Inspired by Scott's own time spent in India during World War II, this powerful novel provides valuable insight into how foreign lands changed the British who worked and fought in them, hated and loved them. A coming of age tale, "The Birds of Paradise "is the story of a boy and his childhood friendship with the daughter of a British diplomat and the son of the Raja. Scott artfully brings his young narrator's voice to life with evocative language and an eye for detail, capturing the pangs of childhood and the bittersweet fog of memory with nostalgic yet immediate prose"--Provided by the publisher
The mark of the warrior by Paul Scott( Book )

37 editions published between 1958 and 1990 in English and Swedish and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman, der foregår i Indien under 2. verdenskrig
Six days in Marapore by Paul Scott( Book )

39 editions published between 1953 and 2005 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A male child by Paul Scott( Book )

31 editions published between 1956 and 1989 in English and Swedish and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psykologisk roman. Ian Canning vender hjem fra tjeneste i det fjerne østen til et desillusioneret England
Chinese love pavilion by Paul Scott( Book )

57 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Bombay in the 1930s a young British clerk named Tom Brent is persuaded by a botanist named Saxby to stay on in India. Saxby is that rare Englishman who really understands Indian culture, but he's also elusive and deeply flawed. Years later, after Tom has become a soldier and been wounded in Burma, he is sent on a mission to Malaya to track down Saxby, now suspected of murder. The second half of the novel, set in 1945 (a time when Scott was in Malaya), is a strange brew of exotic romance, tensions between army officers, and the mystery of the jungle: its cultures, religions, and fauna. The love pavilion is where Tom meets his Eurasian lover and imagines he can escape the constraints of British colonial notions of manhood
The bender by Paul Scott( Book )

10 editions published between 1963 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman, der foregår i City i London
The love pavilion by Paul Scott( Book )

4 editions published between 1960 and 1985 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnnie Sahib by Paul Scott( Book )

29 editions published between 1952 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The jewel in the crown by Paul Scott( Recording )

21 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the twilight years of imperial British India, follows the ill-fated romance between a well-born Englishwoman, Daphne Manners, and a Hindu newsman, Hari Kumar, during a period of war with Japan and the Indian struggle for independence
Staying on by Paul Scott( Recording )

17 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonel Tusker' Smalley and his wife are still living at Pankot one of India's hill stations, twenty-five years after the rest of the British have left India. Staying On is a richly comic panorama of life in India of 1972, and displays the qualities of the author's sequence of novels, the 'Raj Quartet'
The bender; pictures from an exhibition of middle class portraits, a novel by Paul Scott( Book )

19 editions published between 1963 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Raj quartet : by Paul Scott( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. This book describes the love between an English girl and an Indian boy, Daphne Manners and Hari Kumar
Six days in Marapore by Paul Scott( Book )

4 editions published between 1953 and 1956 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Paul Scott englischer Autor

Paul Scott scrittore, drammaturgo e poeta inglese

Paulus Marcus Scott

Scott, Paul

Scott, Paul Mark

Scott Paul Mark 1920-1978

Scott, Paul Mark, 1920-2978

Skots, Pols, 1920-1978

Скотт, Пол, 1920-1978

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The towers of silence; a novelThe day of the scorpion; a novelA division of the spoils : a novelStaying on : a novelThe Raj quartetSix days in MaraporeThe love pavilionThe jewel in the crown