The jewel in the crown by Paul Scott

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Statementby Paul Scott.
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The Jewel in the Crown, originally published inis the first of the Raj Quartet, the sweeping epic that looks at the collapse in the s of British rule in India. It was followed by The Day of the Scorpion, The Towers of Silence, and A Division of Spoils.

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As The Jewel in the Crown opens, World War II is at its height, and Gandhi is calling for the British to leave. When Daphne Manners arrives in Mayapore, she meets two men who will change her life: Hari Kumar and Ronald Merrick.

She begins to fall for Hari, but Ronald Merrick - the local police superintendent - becomes infatuated with her and seethes with hatred for Hari. With Tim Pigott-Smith, Geraldine James, Wendy Morgan, Judy Parfitt.

The British Raj: though their position seems secure, thoughtful English men and women know that "their" time in India is coming to an end. The story begins with an unjust arrest for rape, and the consequences of this echo through the series.

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World War II has shown that the British are not invincible and the self-rule lobby is gaining many supporters. Against this background, Daphne Manners, a young English girl, is brutally raped in the Bibighat Gardens.

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This affair touches the lives of other characters in three subsequent volumes, most of them unknown to Hari and Daphne but involved in the larger social and political conflicts which destroy the lovers.

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