9 Books That Explore Colonial Asia

From epic histories and bitter romances to culture-clash politics and farcical affairs.

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The Quiet American

By Graham Greene

burmese days by george orwell, a book about colonial asia

Burmese Days

By George Orwell

the long day wanes by anthony burgess, a book about colonial asia

The Long Day Wanes: A Malayan Trilogy

By Anthony Burgess

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The Painted Veil

By W. Somerset Maugham

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A Passage to India

By E. M. Forster

the singapore grip, a book about colonial asia

The Singapore Grip

By J.G. Farrell

the black lake, a novel about colonial asia

The Black Lake

By Hella S. Hasse

noble house, a book about colonial asia

Noble House

By James Clavell