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978-0-940322-25-7 / 0940322250

Hindoo Holiday: An Indian Journal (New York Review Books Classics)

by Ackerley, J.R.

Publisher:NYRB Classics

Edition:Softcover

Language:English

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In the 1920s, the young J. R. Ackerley spent several months in India as the personal secretary to the maharajah of a small Indian principality. In his journals, Ackerley recorded the Maharajah's fantastically eccentric habits and riddling conversations, and the odd shambling day-to-day life of his court. Hindoo Holiday is an intimate and very funny account of an exceedingly strange place, and one of the masterpieces of twentieth-century travel literature.

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