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The Jewel In The Crown (The Raj Quartet)
on January 7, 2017
Wasn't too sure what to quite expect from the opening novel of The Raj Quartet, but it ended up exceeding my expectations. The novel deals with the ending of British rule in India. The story surrounds a specific event and is told from varying points of view. It did require some patience to start with, sorting out the characters and their relation to each other.
Quite rich in detail, atmosphere and the politics of the time, India's quest for Independence. Based on this opening novel have gone on and purchased the other novels in the quartet. An interesting period in history, one that I knew very little about.