The Long Day Wanes : A Malayan Trilogy

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Publisher: WW Norton & Co
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Pages: 512 pages
Binding: Softcover
ISBN13: 9780393309430
Physical Form: Book
Size: Medium
Set in postwar Malaya at the time when people and governments alike are bemused and dazzled by the turmoil of independence, this three-part novel is rich in hilarious comedy and razor-sharp in observation. The protagonist of the work is Victor Crabbe, a teacher in a multiracial school in a squalid village, who moves upward in position as he and his wife maintain a steady decadent progress backward.show more