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Scott, Paul 1920-1978

Overview
Works: 279 works in 1,322 publications in 9 languages and 23,190 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Records and correspondence  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6069.C596, 823.914
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The jewel in the crown; a novel by Paul Scott( Book )

132 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,708 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 )

73 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and French and held by 2,050 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
A division of the spoils : a novel by Paul Scott( Book )

74 editions published between 1078 and 2012 in English and held by 2,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The decline of British power in India in its last two years of Imperial rule
The day of the scorpion; a novel by Paul Scott( Book )

78 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

106 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A striking portrayal of the twilight lives of a hard-up old British colonel and his lady still in India, when all the others have returned home, and it is now rich Indians who play bridge in the club
The Raj quartet by Paul Scott( Book )

31 editions published between 1966 and 1998 in English and held by 1,352 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 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The birds of paradise by Paul Scott( Book )

47 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 519 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 )

34 editions published between 1958 and 1990 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in India during the World War, the story is an inquiry into the killer instinct which marks the warrior
A male child by Paul Scott( Book )

30 editions published between 1956 and 1989 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psykologisk roman. Ian Canning vender hjem fra tjeneste i det fjerne østen til et desillusioneret England
The Raj quartet by Paul Scott( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

`Set against the backdrop of Gandhi's calls for independence and a potential Japanese invasion, four masterful historical novels--The Jewel in the Crown, The Day of the Scorpion, The Towers of Silence, and A Division of the Spoils--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 alien sky by Paul Scott( Book )

35 editions published between 1953 and 1990 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The love pavilion by Paul Scott( Book )

3 editions published between 1960 and 1985 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnnie Sahib by Paul Scott( Book )

18 editions published between 1952 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The jewel in the crown by Paul Scott( Recording )

25 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 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 )

18 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 by Paul Scott( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bender; pictures from an exhibition of middle class portraits, a novel by Paul Scott( Book )

19 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this satire about the middle classes, George Lisle-Spruce has everything London in the sixties can offer: money, parties, friends, divorce, loneliness and an obsessive debt to his brother. He flits from woman to woman until finally he is forced to see the truth
Six days in Marapore by Paul Scott( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The towers of silence by Paul Scott( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om englændere i Indien i imperiets sidste dage
 
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The jewel in the crown; a novel
Alternative Names
Paul Scott Brits schrijver (1920-1978)

Paul Scott écrivain britannique

Paul Scott englischer Autor

Paul Scott escritor británico

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

Пол Скотт

Скотт, Пол, 1920-1978

סקאט, פול 1920-1978

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