The Malayan Trilogy

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'Like all good comic writers Mr Burgess lives his creations as much as he writes them. First class'
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Anthony Burgess was an officer in the Colonial Service. In The Malayan Trilogy - Time for a Tiger, The Enemy in the Blanket and Beds in the East - he satirises the dog days of colonialism. Victor Crabbe is a well meaning, ineffectual English man in the tropics, keen to teach the Malays what the West can do for them. Through Crabbe's rise and fall and a series of wonderfully colourful characters, Burgess lays bare racial and social prejudices of post-war Malaya during the upheaval of Independence.

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Price
£12.99  £12.08
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
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Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780749395926

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