Burmese Days (Paperback)

By George Orwell

Harvest Books, 9780156148504, 288pp.

Publication Date: March 20, 1974



Orwell draws on his years of experience in India to tell this story of the waning days of British imperialism. A handful of Englishmen living in a settlement in Burma congregate in the European Club, drink whiskey, and argue over an impending order to admit a token Asian.