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 - untraveller - LibraryThing
Very nice....easily read w/ the typical Orwellian approach: a disdain for power centralized in the hands of a few, whether colonial or otherwise. Am really surprised this book garnered only a 4.0. My ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - madepercy - LibraryThing
Brilliant. Explores the stupidity of racism that still exists today. Ends in a sad story that Hollywood could never accept. Makes politicking look like an absurd past-time for idiots. Proves one of ... Read full review