Books tagged: calcutta

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Under Calcutta
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Calcutta has a problem with rats and bubonic plague and the authorities have called in the World's foremost extermination expert to deal with it. But he finds out that the rats are not just rats, and the problem is much worse than anyone imagined.
From the Ganges to the Snake River
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,250. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From the Ganges to the Snake River, an East Indian in the American West is a tender, often amusing, account of the landscape and people of Idaho written with an outsider’s perspective. It interweaves East Indian culture with Northwestern reality, reflecting on the difficulties, discoveries, and delights of being a stranger in a strange land.
A Blood of Killers
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Series: The Resurrection Cycle, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 171,060. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Prolific horror author Houarner (The Oz Suite ) assembles a disturbing collection of 13 reprints and 12 originals.
Talwar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 216,510. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Imagine a corporation so powerful that it rules trade across the globe, fuels the first world war, creates governments and gives birth to new countries. It is 1746, the corporation is the East India Company and French and British trade interests are fighting for control of the decaying Moghul empire. A magnificent blend of historical adventure and romance "in the great tradition of James Clavell
On The Road With Geoff And Jules
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,290. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
christmas eve 1959. geoff and jules hit a low point in calcutta. what to do? they try hitch-hiking across asia on what would later be the hippie trail - with glittering generals, weirdos, wrestlers and mad fundamentalists. they upset the military in darjeeling, are reborn in the ganges, jailed in afghanistan, dodge the savak in teheran, get drunk in Macedonia, wind up in 1960s london and party on.
An Exotic Heir
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Series: Merry Men, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,980. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
Journey from Regency England to exotic Calcutta and back again to London where hearts are won, lost and won again, and revenge is the name of the game.
Wanderlust - an Anthology of Best Extracts from the Round-the-World Trilogy: Scot Free, A Scot Goes South & A Scot Returns
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Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Alastair Scott's epic five-year sojourn roughing it round the world was originally (and still is) published in three volumes. Wanderlust brings together a 'best' collection of his writings from this journey. He writes with deep insight and caustic humour; diverse, bizarre, beautiful and poignant impressions of our world and humanity in all its forms. This is a delight from start to finish.
Below the Peacock Fan: First Ladies of the Raj
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
When the British ruled India, four Victorian women find themselves in a disturbing land, experiencing extremes of decadence amid crushing poverty. Emily Eden, Charlotte Canning, Edith Lytton and Mary Curzon followed husbands or a brother who were appointed Viceroys. In this compelling slice of colonial history we see how India marked them with its heat, mutinies and lascivious secrets.
The Tiger's Shadow
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013 by Knotted Road Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Betty misses England. She misses her friends, the calm rain patting the leaves in the garden, the cool of the summer evenings. The British are leaving India. Her Indian cousins walk taller with their independence. They tell her she can't understand. But Betty has a secret. She has seen a shadow, that promises her power and strength. It will just cost her some of her tiger soul...
Voyages Through Life: The Story of John Dunlop Allison
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Price: Free! Words: 50,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The true adventure story of life at sea in the 19th century, of wars and wives, of gold fever and greed, of death and disease, of storms and shipwrecks all over the world. John Dunlop Allison appears to have written his memoirs in 1909, as he approached ‘the allotted life of man, three score and ten’, which were discovered and transcribed over 100 years later by his great-grandson.