After exploiting India's divisions for years, the British depart in such haste that no one is prepared for the Hindu-Muslim riots of 1947. The twilight of the raj turns bloody. Against the backdrop of the violent partition of India and Pakistan, A Division of the Spoils illuminates one last bittersweet romance, revealing the divided loyalties of the British as they flee, retreat from, or cling to India.to him, years since she had been conscious as the first-born of being under some sort of obligation to make up to him for not being a boy; but ... a#39;Ia#39;ll get the tea. Would you like a cold bacon sandwich?a#39; a#39;Cold bacon?a#39; a#39;Cold fried bacon. I got some last night in Ranpur from the station restaurant. ... Have a hard-boiled egg first?
|Title||:||The Raj Quartet, Volume 4|
|Publisher||:||University of Chicago Press - 2012-10-25|