Staying On

Author(s): Paul Scott
Awards:1977-Fiction-Winner-Booker Prize
Original Publish Date: May 11, 2010
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (10.00 hours)
Product Number: Z100023676
Released: May 11, 2010
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780307751515
Narrator/s: Richard Brown
Publisher: Books on Tape
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In this sequel to The Raj Quartet, Colonel Tusker and Lucy Smalley stay on in the hills of Pankot after Indian independence deprives them of their colonial status. Finally fed up with accommodating her husband, Lucy claims a degree of independence herself. Eloquent and hilarious, she and Tusker act out class tensions among the British of the Raj and give voice to the loneliness, rage, and stubborn affection in their marriage. Staying On won the Booker Prize and was made into a motion picture starring Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson in 1979.