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Towers of Silence (A Sal Kilkenny Mystery) by Cath Staincliffe

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Published by Allison & Busby .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Crime & mystery,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths,
  • Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7965295M
ISBN 100749006900
ISBN 109780749006907

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Scott's third novel about the British in India is set in the war years ; it retains the patient pace of the previous narratives and yet accelerates in stress as the raj era ends in dispersion. Scott repeats characters and episodes from both The Jewel in the Crown () and The Day of the Scorpion () but the violence is now interior &#; vultures coming home to roost on silent. Get this from a library! The towers of silence. [Paul Scott] -- India, 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.   Paul Scott's "The Towers of Silence": Book Review In this third installment of the "Raj Quartet," we witness through the perspective largely of Barbie Batchelor the reaction to the incidents which comprised the core of "The Jewel in the Crown.". The towers of silence, the third volume in Paul Scott's Raj quartet, takes us to an Indian hill station in The ladies of Pankot struggle to preserve the genteel façade of British society amid the debris of a vanishing empire during World War II.