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Staying On

Staying On

by Paul Scott

Publisher Heinemann

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About the book

Winner of the Booker Prize.

Tusker and Lily Smalley stayed on in India. Given the chance to return 'home' when Tusker, once a Colonel in the British Army, retired, they chose instead to remain in the small hill town of Pangkot, with its eccentric inhabitants and archaic rituals left over from the days of the Empire. Only the tyranny of their landlady, the imposing Mrs Bhoolabhoy, threatens to upset the quiet rhythm of their days.
Both funny and deeply moving, Staying On is a unique, engrossing portrait of the end of an empire and of a forty-year love affair.

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Paul Scott

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  • Book Condition & Notes

    Near-fine first edition with slight lean to spine, light foxing to top of page block. In a near-fine unclipped dust jacket with some wear to one corner.

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