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Memoris and Biographies
Author: Christopher Ondaatje
ISBN: 0002554364
Subcategory: Historical
Pages 351 pages
Publisher Harpercollins Canada; 1st edition (May 1, 1996)
Language English
Category: Memoris and Biographies
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eBook Sindh Revisited: A Journey in the Footsteps of Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton 1842-1849 : The India Years download

by Christopher Ondaatje


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Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890, Ondaatje, Christopher, Burton, Richard F. (Richard Francis), 1821-1890, Burton, Richard F. (Richard Francis), 1821-1890, Ondaatje, Christopher. Toronto, Canada : HarperCollins Publishers. 6. Gharo, Thatta and Mangho Pir - Ch. 7. Into the heart of Sindh - Ch. 8. Hyderabad and Miani, Jherruck and Sondhan - Ch. 9. Sukkur, Shikarpur, Jacobabad, Larkhana - Ch. 10. The return to Sehwan and Ranikot Fort - Ch. 11. Goa and the Blue Mountains.

Sindh Revisited is the remarkable story of the author's fascination with the early life of Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821-1890). It is the story of an incredible journey.

Sindh Revisited book. Sindh Revisited is the remarkable story of the author's fascination. Start by marking Sindh Revisited: A Journey in the Footsteps of Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. The very name of Sir Richard Burton conjures up images of adventure.

Ondaatje began his quest in Bombay, trying to discover' what it was about India (ha changed Richard Burton from a rebellious wayward youth into a man of courage, imagination, wisdom and power. Since reading a biography of him more than 25 years ago, Christopher Ondaatje has been fascinated with the still-enigmatic Sir Richard Francis Burton, 19th-century explorer, scholar, poet and British secret agent.

The travels of Richard Burton, 19th-century traveller, orientalist, archaeologist, linguist, anthropologist and controversial . The book is both a biography and exploration of the British India of yesterday and the India and Sindh of today.

The travels of Richard Burton, 19th-century traveller, orientalist, archaeologist, linguist, anthropologist and controversial diplomat, are traced in this text.

Here is drama and insight, danger and revelation - a rare first-hand glimpse into a world few of us know. Startling photographs complement this narrative that puts the reader on the scene in modern Sindh while never losing sight of the Victorian India of Burton. Users who liked this book, also liked

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Sindh Revisited : A Journey in the Footsteps of Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton 1842-1849: the India Years. by Christopher Ondaatje. Written by one of our very own (. Canadian), Christopher Ondaatje, not to be confused with his brother of "The English Patient" fame, "Sindh Revisited" is what its subtitle speaks of: "A Journey in the Footsteps of Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton.

Sindh Revisited: A Journey in the Footsteps of Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton (1996). Woolf in Ceylon: An Imperial Journey in the Shadow of Leonard Woolf, 1904–1911 (2005). Journey to the Source of the Nile (1999). Hemingway in Africa: The Last Safari (2004). The Power of Paper: A History, a Financial Adventure and a Warning (2007). The Glenthorne Cat and other amazing leopard stories (2008). It is the story of an incredible journey, too - deep into the heart of British India, and the India and Sindh of today

Sindh Revisited is the remarkable story of the author's fascination with the early life of Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821-1890). It is the story of an incredible journey, too - deep into the heart of British India, and the India and Sindh of today.

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Sindh Revisited is the remarkable story of the author's fascination with the early life of Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821-1890). It is the story of an incredible journey, too - deep into the heart of British India, and the India and Sindh of today.Christopher Ondaatje's Sindh Revisited is the extraordinarily sensitive account of the author's quest to uncover the secrets of the seven years Richard Burton spent in India in the army of the East India Company from 1842 to 1849. "If I wanted to fill the gap in my understanding of Richard Burton, I would have to do something that had never been done before: follow in his footsteps in India...." The journey covered thousands of miles - trekking across deserts where ancient tribes meet modern civilization in the valley of the mighty Indus River.What was it that Burton discovered in India? What was it that changed him from a rebellious, wayward youth into a man of courage, imagination, wisdom and personal power? Through this unique book and the journey it describes, we come nearer than ever before to understanding the mystery of Richard Burton and the devils that drove him.