STAYING ON. Paul Scott. The university of chicago press. Praise for STAYING ON. Staying On far transcends the events of its central action
STAYING ON. Staying On far transcends the events of its central action. Digging deeply within narrow boundaries, Scott gives us nothing less than a history of the 40-year marriage of an ill-assorted pair, often at odds yet deeply attached. The Smalleys are beautifully realized. should help win for Scott. the reputation he deserves-as one of the best novelists to emerge from Britain’s silver age. -Robert Towers, Newsweek.
Paul Mark Scott (25 March 1920 – 1 March 1978) was an English novelist, playwright, and poet, best known for his tetralogy The Raj Quartet. His novel Staying On won the Booker Prize for 1977. Paul Scott was born in Palmers Green, in Southgate, London, then in Middlesex, the younger of two sons. His father, Thomas (1870–1958), was a Yorkshireman who moved to London in the 1920s as a commercial artist specializing in furs and lingerie
Staying On is a novel by Paul Scott, which was published in 1977 and won the Booker Prize.
Staying On is a novel by Paul Scott, which was published in 1977 and won the Booker Prize. Staying On focuses on Tusker and Lucy Smalley, who are briefly mentioned in the latter two books of the Raj Quartet, The Towers of Silence and A Division of the Spoils, and are the last British couple living in the small hill town of Pankot after Indian independence
Staying On won the Booker Prize in 1977 and was made into a motion picture starring Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson in 1979.
Staying On won the Booker Prize in 1977 and was made into a motion picture starring Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson in 1979. the reputation he deserves-as one of the best novelists to emerge from Britain's silver ag. -Robert Towers, Newsweek "Scott's vision is both precise and painterly. Like an engraver cross-hatching in the illusion of fullness, he selects nuances that will make his characters take on depth and poignancy
Staying On describes the intolerable Tusker, the retired Indian army officer who has made a financial horlicks by. .For any of you who have read Paul Scott's The Raj Quartet and did not know about Staying On, you will be in for a treat.
Staying On describes the intolerable Tusker, the retired Indian army officer who has made a financial horlicks by staying on in a small hill town after independence, and his long-suffering wife Lucy, who see their old world shrinking as the new India rises around them, literally so in the shape of the ghastly Shiraz hotel.
Tusker and Lily Smalley stayed on in India. Given the chance to return.
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Written by. Published 12 years, 4 months ago. View all Staying On: A Novel (Phoenix Fiction) lists. Ninety-Nine Novels: compiled by Anthony Burgess (99 items) list by Hooray for Hollywood. Manufacturer: University Of Chicago Press Release date: 1 October 1998 ISBN-10 : 0226743497 ISBN-13: 9780226743493.
Staying On, Paul Scott's last novel, was published in 1977 after the novels that made up The Raj Quartet and just before he was diagnosed with colon cancer, which would claim his life the following year.
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