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"I enjoyed this book a lot. It was a book of historical interpretation, not pure philosophy, and therefore the narrative was from a different angle tha...more "
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date: September 16, 2014 08:05PM
location: THE HISTORY BOOK CLUB, USA, The United States
description: This event notification is for our next World History selection which focuses on India -- The Jewel in the Crown - Book One of the Raj Quartet by Paul Scott beginning September 16, 2013.

This book can count as one selection in the Exotic Book Cavalcade to Iconic India Challenge beginning October 1st. The country of India is our focus. The HBC will be reading and discussing in order all of the books which make up the Raj Quartet plus one.

No set of novels so richly recreates the last days of India...more

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