Publisher description for A division of the spoils / Paul Scott.


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After exploiting India's divisions for years, the British depart in such haste that no one is prepared for the Hindu-Muslim riots of 1947. The twilight of the raj turns bloody. Against the backdrop of the violent partition of India and Pakistan, A Division of the Spoils illuminates one last bittersweet romance, revealing the divided loyalties of the British as they flee, retreat from, or cling to India.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
India -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
British -- India -- Fiction.