The Malayan Trilogy
by Anthony Burgess
This product is a vintage book, and pre-owned.
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.
Paperback: 620 Pages
Product Dimensions: 120 x 185 mm
Published by Penguin Books (1979)