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The Siege of Krishnapur (New York Review Books Classics)
The Siege of Krishnapur - New York Review Books Classics
Author: J. G. Farrell
A darkly humorous picture of the follies of empire, still as relevant as ever, The Siege of Krishnapur is thought by many to be J. G. Farrell's finest book. Set in India in 1857 (the year of the Great Mutiny, when the Indian sepoys rose in bloody rebellion against their complacent British overlords), Farrell's novel concerns a remote Victorian o...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781590170922
ISBN-10: 159017092X
Publication Date: 7/31/2004
Pages: 344
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Publisher: New York Review of Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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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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