Siege Of Krishnapur
Publish date: January 1st 1999
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson His
Pages no: 314
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, 20th Century
Series: Empire Trilogy (#2)
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...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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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