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The Siege of Krishnapur
The Siege of Krishnapur
Author: James Gordon Farrell
The year is 1857. In Krishnapur, the British community carries on its serene existence, complacently ignoring the rumours of trouble among the native troops elsewhere in Hindustan. Life is dull, but the trappings of Civilisation must be earnestly preserved. Only the Collector, Mr Hopkins, senses danger. When the sepoys in the nearby cantonment ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780881841954
ISBN-10: 0881841951
Publication Date: 11/1985
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Publisher: Carroll & Graf Publishers
Book Type: Paperback
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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.
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