Orwell draws on his years of experience in India to tell this story of the waning days of British imperialism. A handful of Englishmen living in a settlement in Burma congregate in the European Club, drink whiskey, and argue over an impending order to admit a token Asian.
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When you start reading a book, decide that you don't really want to get into the story, but go back to reading it anyway because the prose is "that" good, you know you have an excellent novel in your ... Read full review
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Captures an era almost rapturously, and it also captures a lot of what it's like to live in a foreign country - especially in one where there is such a clear class difference between the expatriate ... Read full review