The Towers of Silence

first publication date:  1971-10
part of the series:  The Raj Quartet
series ordinal:  3
original title:  The Towers of Silence
original language:  English
narrative location:  India

The Towers of Silence is the 1971 novel by Paul Scott that continues his Raj Quartet. It gets its title from the Parsi Towers of Silence where the bodies of the dead are left to be picked clean by vultures. The novel is set in the British Raj of 1940s India. It follows on from the storyline in The Day of the Scorpion. Source: Wikipedia (en)

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