The Far Pavilions

The Far Pavilions

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Baker & Taylor
A panoramic novel of nineteenth-century British India centers on the love between an Englishman raised as a Hindu, and rejected by both sides, and an Indian princess torn between her heritage and the man she loves

McMillan Palgrave

This sweeping epic set in 19th-century India begins in the foothills of the towering Himalayas and follows a young Indian-born orphan as he's raised in England and later returns to India where he falls in love with an Indian princess and struggles with cultural divides.

The Far Pavilions is itself a Himalayan achievement, a book we hate to see come to an end. It is a passionate, triumphant story that excites us, fills us with joy, move us to tears, satisfies us deeply, and helps us remember just what it is we want most from a novel.

M.M. Kaye's masterwork is a vast, rich and vibrant tapestry of love and war that ranks with the greatest panoramic sagas of modern fiction, moving the famed literary critic Edmond Fuller to write: "Were Miss Kaye to produce no other book,The Far Pavilions might stand as a lasting accomplishment in a single work comparable to Margaret Mitchell's achievement inGone With the Wind."

Publisher: St. Martin's, 1978
Edition: Book club ed.
ISBN: 9780312282592
Branch Call Number: KAY
Characteristics: 2 v. (1139 p.) ; 22 cm.


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Sep 21, 2017

Good read. Even though it is fiction there is alot of historical events and alot of geography. Think the story could've been cut shorter, there are over one thousand pages.


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