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Hindoo Holiday: An Indian Journal
Hindoo Holiday An Indian Journal
Author: J. R. Ackerley
In the 1920s, the young J.R. Ackerley spent several months in India as the personal secretary to the maharajah of a small Indian principality. In his journals, Ackerley recorded the Maharajah's fantastically eccentric habits and riddling conversations, and the odd shambling day-to-day life of his court. Hindoo Holiday is an intimate and very fun...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780671707057
ISBN-10: 0671707051
Publication Date: 5/1990
Pages: 276
Edition: Reprint
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Publisher: Poseidon Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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This book is wonderful, funny and sly and informative, ridiculous and sympathetic by turns. The writer is an avowedly gay man looking at a wholly different and topsy-turvy world through his own eyes. Don't forget that this was written 80 +/- years ago. Altogether delicious.