The Raj Quartet (2)

Best Seller
The Raj Quartet (2) by Paul Scott
Hardcover $35.00

Jul 03, 2007 | 1032 Pages

  • Hardcover $35.00

    Jul 03, 2007 | 1032 Pages

Get the news you want from Penguin Random House

Praise

“[A] vast and impressive novel about the last days of the British raj in India.” –Time

“Remarkable . . . Never has the theme–relations between Europeans and non-Europeans–been treated as brilliantly.” –The New Yorker

“Through the Layton family the changing spirit of the raj may be judged . . . From a work like this . . . all who care about fiction can take heart.” –London Times

“Magnificent. . . . Scott throws us into India, wretched and beautiful. He makes us become his people, sometimes by grinding us down under their anguish. I cannot think of anything worth knowing about the raj that Scott hasn’t told me. . . . His contribution to literature is permanent.” –The New York Times Book Review

“[A Division of the Spoils’] two great and time-resisting virtues are, first, the extraordinary range of characters it so skillfully portrays and, secondly, its powerful evocation of the last days of British India.” –Times Literary Supplement

Product Details

Also by Paul Scott

Back to Top