The Siege of Krishnapur

The Siege of Krishnapur

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Winner of the Booker Prize.


India, 1857—the year of the Great Mutiny, when Muslim soldiers turned in bloody rebellion on their British overlords. This time of convulsion is the subject of J. G. Farrell's The Siege of Krishnapur, widely considered one of the finest British novels of the last fifty years.


Farrell's story is set in an isolated Victorian outpost on the subcontinent. Rumors of strife filter in from afar, and yet the members of the colonial community… (more)

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Book Details  

Publisher: NYRB Classics (June 23, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 376 pages

File size: 655 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Man Booker Prize 1973 winner

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