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Stories of the Raj

Saros Cowasjee

Stories of the Raj

From Kipling to Independence

by Saros Cowasjee

  • 290 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Academy Chicago Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 19th century fiction,
  • Modern fiction,
  • Short stories,
  • British,
  • India,
  • Short stories, English,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10697235M
    ISBN 100586056254
    ISBN 109780586056257

      The achievement of the novelist Paul Scott, the author of “The Raj Quartet,” was to tell this story largely from the British point of view, and to do so not merely without illusions, but with. Raj Whitehall is the name of the lead character in the famous series written by author S.M. Stirling, The General series. The series is based on the military science fiction genre and was created by author David Drake, who gave an outline to the novels of the series along .

    Raj Kapoor married Krishna Malhotra at the age of 22 in Krishna Kapoor, as she was later called, was a quiet and conservative person. This is the reason she remained behind-the-scenes all the time. Krishna was Raj Kapoor’s father, the late Prithviraj Kapoor’s maternal uncle’s daughter.   Hi guys, In this video, I review the book Ghost Stories from the Raj which has been edited by Ruskin Bond. The book is a compilation of 14 chapters, each of which is a .

    The Emerald Affair (The Raj Hotel Book 1) Kindle Edition I enjoyed the descriptions of the northern areas of India/Pakistan in this book. The personal story of the four main characters held my interest throughout the book. I really don’t enjoy romance novels but was intrigued by the description of this book/5(). An extraordinary and illuminating book that tells the incredible stories of the first British women to set foot in India - years before the Raj. Released in PAPERBACK on 27th February.


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Stories of the Raj by Saros Cowasjee Download PDF EPUB FB2

Tales of the Raj "Raj" = the period and people of British sovereignty in India prior to Independence/Partition in This Listopia includes novels which feature the experiences of India and Indian people under British dominion.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “Stories Of The Raj: From Kipling To Independence” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving /5. Grounded in details of ancient royal tradition and Hindu ritual, Jaya's story counterpoints a vanished way of life against the complex political realities involved in the passing of the Raj and the birth of the modern nations of India and Pakistan/5(21).

Ghost Stories From The Raj by Ruskin Bond contains nineteen short stories which were written during the British colonial times. These stories give the reader an insight into the perspective of British soldiers and officers on the subject of ghost stories/5(21).

RAJ is a novel about colonialism, a saga of the British Raj in India. It covers half a century of British-Indian history using a great deal of factual information. One of its most important aspects is the relationship that existed between royal India and the Raj/5. For all their posturing and weighty pretences, the Indian elite’s life of letters is still strangely beholden to the British In Februarythe young Claude Levi-Strauss took a ship from Marseilles to Santos.

At the end of the journey, a journey mirroring so many made over the past years from the First World Continue reading "The Literary Raj". Back of the Book ‘Ghosts don't require passports. They can turn up without pa pers in the most unexpected places!’ Over the years, Ruskin Bond’s interest in the supernatural has led him to collect ghost stories from all over the world.

In this collection, he presents a picture of a 'haunted India', as seen and described by British writers, officials and travellers during the nineteenth.

Top 10 books about the British in India. or the past five years I have been bewitched by the story of the British in India. It started with my rediscovery of my grandmother’s family, the. “Ghost Stories from the Raj” is a collection of 14 narratives and has a mix of all categories of the supernatural.

From Bhoots to Prets to the exotic Munjias to the quite unheard of Panther-Men, this book takes you on a colourful and roller coaster ride to a haunted British India.4/5. The story of The Raj Quartet begins in World War II is at its zenith, and in South East Asia, the Allied forces have suffered great losses.

Burma has fallen, and the Japanese invasion of the Indian subcontinent from the east appears : Paul Scott. Their conversation turned inevitably to their work—to Ved Mehta’s writing and to Adrian Wilson’s book designing and printing. The concept of publishing a Mehta work in a special edition arose naturally; and the author chose three stories with different characters and events, each revealing an aspect of boyhood in India under the British raj.

Ten great books set in Raj era India 1. The Far Pavilions by M M Kaye. The Far Pavilions is a real tome of story of an English man – Ashton Pelham-Martyn – 2. A Passage to India by E M Forster. Said to be based on Bankipur, a suburb of Patna. When Adela Quested and her 3.

Belonging by Umi. This is an extremely readable account of how the Raj was established in India - the book reads like an adventure story with lots of action and my only criticism is that there wasn't a summary list of the various (Indian) terms used in the book/5(65).

This item: Plain Tales from the Raj: Images of British India in the Twentieth Century by Charles Allen Paperback $ Ships from and sold by Book Depository US. Women of the Raj: The Mothers, Wives, and Daughters of the British Empire in India by Margaret MacMillan Paperback $/5(25).

DOWNLOAD NOW» Stories from the Raj takes one into the lives of Sahibs and Memsahibs, and offers an array of entertaining tales about their interests and lifestyles from the Sahibs' enthusiasm for nautch parties and pig-sticking, to the First Imperial Durbar in Delhi, to intriguing stories about Brahmin astrologers, and fascinating accounts of jugglers adept at the great Indian rope trick.

'Raj nostalgia' flourishes in part by showing us imperialism through the lens of romanticised stories like Victoria and Abdul or Viceroy's House, says historian Antoinette Burton.

Writing for History Extra, Burton reconsiders the stories through which we view empire today, focusing on the experiences of convict women who were transported forcibly across the empire Author: Elinor Evans.

Genre/Form: Fiction History Historical fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mehta, Ved, Three stories of the raj.

Berkeley: Scolar Press, [?]. Other stories like The Haunted Village, The Return of Imray, The Old Graveyard at Sirur, Chunia, The Summoning of Arnold, Panther People, Caulfield's Crime and The Pool are also included in this book. Ghost Stories From The Raj was published by Rupa Publications in and is /5(24).

"This impressive book from David Gilmour, an old hand at Raj history, describes this tribe of British conquerors, administrators and merchants who lived in India from shortly after the death of Elizabeth I until well into the reign of Elizabeth II /5(15). Ghost Stories From The Raj. Author by: Ruskin Bond.

Languange: en. Publisher by: books catalog. Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi. Total Read: Total Download: File Size: 41,7 Mb. Description: Ruskin Bond's readers range from nine to ninety. The best history books of The Raj, Nazi Germany and rural England – David Horspool on ambitious, disturbing and daring works of research • Vote: What was your favourite book Author: David Horspool.I created a personal website to help keep a positive spin on this not-so-positive disease.

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By accepting no more than 15 guests at a time, The Raj is able to maintain a high quality of individualized service and treatment. The result is a unique experience of nurturing attention and care.