Hindoo Holiday

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This superbly entertaining journal chronicles JR Ackerley's five- month stay as the private Secretary to the Maharajah of Chhokrapur in 1923. Knowing almost nothing of India, he discovers Hindu culture, festivals and language, and describes with humour the palace staff and the Maharajah himself, who ultimately just wants 'someone to love him'.

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Hindoo Holiday

Hindoo Holiday

An Indian Journal

Paperback284pp

9780141189253     Product Code: 298095

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This superbly entertaining journal chronicles JR Ackerley's five- month stay as the private Secretary to the Maharajah of Chhokrapur in 1923. Knowing almost nothing of India, he discovers Hindu culture, festivals and language, and describes with humour the palace staff and the Maharajah himself, who ultimately just wants 'someone to love him'.

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