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I am a fan of fiction about India and of course, saw the series on PBS several times.
To say what happens to her would give away the story... suffice to say that Scott's powers of characterization are as brilliant as ever.
Very interesting the way the various characters told the same story but in different ways.
I thoroughly enjoyed the Towers of Silence by Paul Scott. Very interesting the way the various characters told the same story but in different ways. Read morePublished 2 months ago by anne grove
A key to unlocking The Towers of Silence, Paul Scott's third installment of the Raj Quartet, is none other than the American philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson, who assayed that the... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Martin Zook
Paul Scott's quartet is a stunningly good portrayal of the British Raj and the interactions of cultures and mores, Missionaries, teachers, nurses, soldiers, rajahs,... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Alan Walker
I am a fan of fiction about India and of course, saw the series on PBS several times. Paul Scott's prose is dense but fascinating and hypnotic.Published 18 months ago by Amazon Customer
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... Read morePublished on June 29, 2012 by John L Murphy
The Towers Of Silence, the third of Paul Scott's Raj Quartet, is very much a novel about women. Set in India in the 1940s, the war impinges on almost every aspect of their lives,... Read morePublished on February 24, 2012 by Philip Spires
Paul Scott weaves the historic events of India's independence with rich character studies that kept me interested and enthralled in the whole series of the 'Raj Quartet'. Read morePublished on March 1, 2011 by Tea Time Reader