by George Orwell, Emma Larkin
Editor: Penguin Books Ltd
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Based on his experience as a police officer in Burma, George Orwell in his first novel presents a terrible image of British colonial domination.He describes the corruption and imperialism of sectarianism in a society where,”after all, the natives were, no doubt, interesting natives, but finallyone of the inferior beings’.When white Flory, a wood merchant, befriends the Dr Veraswami Indians, he defies this orthodoxy.The doctor is in danger: U Po Kyin, a corrupt magistrate, plotting his downfallThe only thing that can save him is the membership of all the white people in the club, and Flory can help you.Flory’s life is further changed by the arrival of the beautiful Elizabeth Lackersteen from Paris, who offers an escape from the solitude and “lie” of colonial life.George Orwell in his first novel, inspired by his experience in the Indian Imperial Police in Burma, Burma Days includes a new introduction by Emma Larkin in Penguin Modern Classics.
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