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Siege Of Krishnapur - J.G. Farrell
Siege Of Krishnapur
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780753810309 (0753810301)
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson His
Pages no: 314
Edition language: English
Series: Empire Trilogy (#2)
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2.0 The Siege of Krishnapur
Later, while he was drinking tea at the table in his bedroom with three young subalterns from Captainganj a succession of musket balls came through the winder, attracted by the oil-lamp . . . one, two, three and then a fourth, one after another. The officers dived smartly under the table, leaving th...
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5.0 Siege Of Krishnapur
Bookshelves: read | one-penny-wonder | historical-fiction | satire | victoriana | plague-disease | adventure | pulitzer | war | books-with-a-passport | published-1973 | subcontinent Finished on Aug 19, 2009 1 of: Siege of Krishnapur [Paperback:] By: J.G. FarrellCondition: Used - Accep...
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shell pebble rated it
Young Farrell has done his research, and is perhaps a little over-zealous in exploiting opportunities to display his knowledge of Victorian warfare. Some of his grisly descriptions might have been spared. At times though, the narrative sparkles with good humour, irony and the flawed intelligence of ...
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5.0 The Siege of Krishnapur (New York Review Books Classics)
I loved this, possibly (but just possibly) more than Troubles. I don't know! They are different and yet similar, which is a completely unhelpful thing to say, especially if you haven't read Troubles. But they both have eccentric British people in increasingly desperate and perilous situations under ...
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5.0 Siege Of Krishnapur
bookshelves: subcontinent, adventure, books-with-a-passport, historical-fiction, pulitzer, one-penny-wonder, war, published-1973, victoriana, satire, plague-disease Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Indian Lit Group here on GR Read in August, 2009 1 of: Siege of Krishnapur [Paperback:] By: J.G. Farrel...
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