Burmese Days

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Burmese Days
written by George Orwell
This novel publish in 1934 is based loosely on Orwell's five years as a policeman in the Indian Imperial Police force in Burma. It is a caustic, fast-paced tale about the waning days of British imperialism before World War II. From Wikipedia article on Burmese Days.

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'This desert inaccessible
Under the shade of melancholy boughs'

As you like it.