Letters from an Expatriate in Europe by Rabindranath Tagore
Approx. 21,420 words.
Published on April 2, 2012 by
Tagore wrote these letters nearly three decades before becoming the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. They give an in-depth view of Victorian England through the eyes of an Indian and a Bengali. The author drew flak from his own critics for his dissections of the Anglo-Bengali and English psyches. His words are as relevant and enjoyable now as they were then …