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Climbing the stairs —Venkatraman, Padma.
Book
2008
5 available of 6 items

In India, in 1941, when her father becomes brain-damaged in a non-violent protest march, fifteen-year-old Vidya and her family are forced to move in with her father's extended family and become accustomed to a totally di...

A passage to India —Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970, author.
Book
2015
9 available of 12 items

When Adela Quested and her elderly companion Mrs Moore arrive in the Indian town of Chandrapore, they quickly feel trapped by its insular and prejudiced 'Anglo-Indian' community. Determined to escape the parochial Englis...

Keeping corner —Sheth, Kashmira.
Book
2007
2 available of 2 items

In India in the 1940s, thirteen-year-old Leela's happy, spoiled childhood ends when her husband since age nine, whom she barely knows, dies, leaving her a widow whose only hope of happiness could come from Mahatma Ghandi...

Death in the East —Mukherjee, Abir, author.
Book
2019
7 available of 8 items

Calcutta police detective Captain Sam Wyndham and his quick-witted Indian Sergeant, Surrender-not Banerjee, are back for another rip-roaring adventure set in 1920s India.1922, India. Leaving Calcutta, Captain Sam Wyndham...

Where soldiers lie —Wilson, John, 1951 August 2-
Book
2006
21 available of 21 items

John Wilson, an ex-geologist and frustrated historian, is the award-winni ng author of 12 historical fiction novels, most recently Four Steps to D eath, Flames of the Tiger and And in the Morning. He has also authored fi...

A rising man —Mukherjee, Abir, author.
Book
2016
1 available of 4 items

Captain Sam Wyndham, former Scotland Yard detective, is a new arrival to Calcutta. But with barely a moment to acclimatise to his new life, he is caught up in an investigation that will take him into the dark underbelly ...

One last look —Moore, Susanna.
Book
2003
2 available of 2 items

Arriving at the English settlement in Calcutta in 1836, Lady Eleanor, sister to the colony's Governor-general, and her sister, Harriet, anticipate an unpleasant experience but instead find the region an area of seductive...

Ragtime in Simla —Cleverly, Barbara.
Book
2004
1 available of 1 items

Rebel queen : a novel —Moran, Michelle.
Book
2015
12 available of 12 items

"From the internationally bestselling author of Nefertiti and Cleopatra's Daughter comes the breathtaking story of Queen Lakshmi--India's Joan of Arc--who against all odds defied the mighty British invasion to defend her...

Rebel Queen a novel —Moran, Michelle, author.
Book On CD
2015
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The story of Queen Lakshmi, India's Joan of Arc, who against all odds defied the mighty British invasion to defend her beloved kingdom. When the British Empire sets its sights on India in the mid-nineteenth century, it e...

The storyteller's secret : a novel —Badani, Sejal, author.
Book
2018
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Nothing prepares Jaya, A New York journalist, for the heartbreak of her third miscarriage and the slow unraveling of her marriage in its wake. Desperate to assuage her deep anguish, she decides to go to India to uncover ...

The damascened blade —Cleverly, Barbara.
Book
2004
2 available of 2 items

A necessary evil —Mukherjee, Abir, author.
Book
2017
3 available of 4 items

"India, 1920. Captain Wyndham and Sergeant Banerjee of the Calcutta Police Force investigate the dramatic assassination of a Maharajah's son. The fabulously wealthy kingdom of Sambalpore is home to tigers, elephants, dia...

The linnet bird —Holeman, Linda, 1949-
Book
2004
7 available of 7 items

Born into direst poverty in Liverpool in the early 19th century, Linny Gow escapes the life of prostitution her stepfather has forced her into, learns how to be a young lady, and flees to India, where the British Raj is ...

All my noble dreams and then what happens —Whelan, Gloria.
Book
2013
3 available of 3 items

As Rosalind continues to straddle the proper English world of her family and the culture of 1920s India where they live, her support of Gandhi and his followers in opposing British rule grows and she considers trying to...

The storyteller's secret a novel —Badani, Sejal, author.
Large Print
2019
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When New York journalist Jaya suffers her third miscarriage and the slow unraveling of her marriage, she is desperate to assuage her deep anguish. Going to India to uncover answers to her family's past, she is intoxicate...

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