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SYNOPSIS: A novel of life in an Indian garrison town, Amritpore, this story tells of the attraction and repulsion among the English, French, and natives who live there in uneasy proximity. Representative of the ruling English are John Macbeth and his attractive cousin, Bertie Wood, old Mrs. Lyttleton, and Aubrey Wall, the Civil Engineer. Wall detests natives and in a fit of violence kicks to death an opium-drugged Moslem servant.
Where can the money be found to rehabilitate those countries whose industries have been ruined by the war?
» Walter Lippmaun argues that no peace can be secured without our help. The question is: How far will we go in our foreign policy, and with what force will we hack it up?