The Towers of Silence

The Towers of Silence - The Raj Quartet

Paperback (06 Aug 2001)

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Synopsis

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 their old beliefs and assumptions under increasingly virulent attack, all eyes are upon Captain Merrick and the British military to protect them in this troubled time. But Merrick, though outwardly a consummate professional, is brutal and corrupt, and not even his machinations can stop the change that is swiftly and inevitably approaching, change which is increasingly undermining the old myth of British invincibility...

Book information

ISBN: 9780099436164
Publisher: Random House
Imprint: Arrow Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 823.914
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 423
Weight: 306g
Height: 198mm
Width: 132mm
Spine width: 26mm