Latest Books and AuthorsF or the past five years I have been bewitched by the story of the British in India. But then I was drawn into the wider history of this extraordinary enterprise. How did the British come to be ruling the most populous nation on earth? What did they think they were there for? Did they genuinely believe that the empire would last forever? I have tried to go beyond the breathtaking rush of events, the terror and the cruelty and the heroism, to get to the doubts and flashes of understanding which some of them had now and then, none more so than John Low, the family patriarch, who was famous for his love of native rule; yet who helped to depose three rajas and was ultimately blamed for the outbreak of the Great Mutiny.
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The Palace of Illusions invia a rendition of the Hindu epic Mahabharata as told from Draupadi's viewpoint, that of a woman living in a patriarchal world. New Delhi: Oxford University Press. Banker's Ramayana Series is a retelling of Valmiki Ramayanam. Meanwhile, off to c.
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Indian English literature IEL is the body of work by writers in India who write in the English language and whose native or co-native language could be one of the numerous languages of India. Its early history began with the works of Michael Madhusudan Dutt followed by R. It is frequently referred to as Indo-Anglian literature. Indo-Anglian is a specific term in the sole context of writing that should not be confused with Anglo-Indian. As a category, this production comes in the broader realm of postcolonial literature —the production from previously colonised countries such as India.