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The Siege of Krishnapur (CSA Word Classics)
The Siege of Krishnapur - CSA Word Classics Author:J. G. Farrell India, 1857. The year of the Great Mutiny, when Muslim soldiers brutally rebelled against their British overlords. This time of conflict is the subject of The Siege of Krishnapur, widely considered to be one of the finest British novels of the last 50 years. A witty and individual take on the many traditions and follies of the Empire, it ... more »is also a gripping account of survival under siege, showing how people can come to behave in extreme conditions. Full of memorable characters, this audio adaptation is enhanced by fluent and compelling narration by acclaimed actor Tim Pigott-Smith.« less
Considered by many critics to be the best British novel published in the last 50 years, this is a story of the Muslim soldier rebellion in a isolated Victorian outpost, against the British in India, 1857.