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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dbsovereign - LibraryThing
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
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Listened to this book while travelling in India over the past couple of weeks. A very interesting book written in 1930s about the British empire in larger India. Interesting to know that Orwell was a ... Read full review