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Burmese Days (Collins Classics)

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George Orwell

Based on his experiences as a policeman in Burma, Burmese Days was Orwell’s first novel, and sparked controversy for its scathing portrayal of colonial society.

We walk about under a load of memories which we long to share and somehow never can.

John Flory, a white timber merchant in 1920s Burma, has unorthodox views. To him, the Burmese culture and people should be appreciated as things of beauty and worth. To the other white members of the European club of which he is member, these views are dangerous, undermining the foundation of British colonial rule.

Flory is drawn into a deadly rivalry when he befriends Veraswami, an Indian doctor, who is under the scrutiny of a corrupt magistrate. Flory defies the convention of imperial bigotry in Burma by offering to help his new friend, but the consequences to him, and Elizabeth Lackersteen, the woman he loves, will be explosive.

Based on his experiences as a policeman in Burma, Burmese Days was Orwell’s first novel, and sparked controversy for its scathing portrayal of colonial society.

9780008442712

Data sheet

Publisher
HarperCollins
Weight
188.00 g
Width
11.10 cm
Height
17.80 cm
Depth
2.30 cm

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