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Burmese Days by George Orwell (Hardcover)

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Burmese Days is set in 1920s imperial Burma, in the fictional district of Kyauktada, based on Kathar (formerly spelled Katha), a town where Orwell served. Like the fictional town, it is the head of a branch railway line above Mandalay on the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) River. As the story opens, U Po Kyin, a corrupt Burmese magistrate, is planning to destroy the reputation of the Indian, Dr Veraswami.

The doctor hopes for help from his friend John Flory who, as a pukka sahib (European white man), has higher prestige.



Product Details
ISBN: 9782382260562
ISBN-10: 2382260564
Publisher: Sahara Publisher Books
Publication Date:
Pages: 214
Language: English