Books tagged: calcutta

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A Hundred Hands
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,730. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When her husband is arrested for paedophilia, Polly flees the censure of her village and travels to India. Heartbroken at the plight of children living on the Kolkata streets, she stays to help. She meets and falls in love with Finlay whose home is filled with abandoned infants. In a terrible twist, she fears history is about to repeat itself. Will she ever again see those she has grown to love?
The Calcutta Summer (Typewriter Book 1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Urban
It's the hottest summer in Calcutta, and weed and music is all our three characters had for a while. Until Morita started looking for the typewriter. This is the first installment in the series that shall unfold over the next year, Morita and her cohort's search for the mythical typewriter of Morita's dream.
Shoes and Tie
Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The story is a funny take on ordeal of an Indian government employee to stay honest. The story is based in Kolkata, India and depicts setting of 1990's
Voyages Through Life: The Story of John Dunlop Allison
Price: Free! Words: 50,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
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.
The Tiger's Shadow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013 by Knotted Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » General
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...
Below the Peacock Fan: First Ladies of the Raj
You set the price! Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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.
Wanderlust - an Anthology of Best Extracts from the Round-the-World Trilogy: Scot Free, A Scot Goes South & A Scot Returns
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
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.
An Exotic Heir
Series: Merry Men, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,180. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » 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.
On The Road With Geoff And Jules
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,290. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
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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.
Talwar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 216,510. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
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