About this book
Quirky piece of history writing from an award-winning travel writer. From the author of "In Xanadu" and "From The Holy Mountain". Looks at the expatriates who embarrassed the colonial administrators by adopting Indian ways and modes of dress. "Dalrymple's India is as vivid as Naipaul's" "The Times".
From the author of the Samuel Johnson prize-shortlisted 'Return of a King', the romantic and ultimately tragic tale of a passionate love affair that transcended all the cultural, religious and political boundaries of its time.