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Whirlpool of Shadows
Vijay Singh

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Whirlpool of Shadows
Vijay Singh

Published February 2, 2005 by Rupa Delhi 2005, Jonathan Cape London 1992, Ramsay Paris 1992 .

About the Book

A skilful and entrancing narrative, a deft manipulation of fantasy, Whirlpool of Shadows is the story of Nasiruddin Haider, the Nawab of Awadh and his consort, a beautiful young Englishwoman. Surprises, intrigues, suspense all through.
This novel was partly inspired by the life of King Nasiruddin Haider who ruled the British Indian state of Awadh from 1827-37. But the situations developed in the book are a work of fiction. This book was first published (hardcover) by Jonathan Cape Ltd. in 1992. Title in French: Tourbillon d'Ombres (Editions Ramsay).
The author Vijay Singh is a well-known Indian writer, film-maker and screenplay writer living in Paris, France. Some of his other works are the books Jaya Ganga, In Search of the River Goddess (also published in French) The River Goddess (also published in French, Dutch and German) and La Nuit Poignardée (in French), and the films One Dollar Curry and Jaya Ganga (Jaya, Fille du Gange).

First Sentence

I woke up a little earlier than ususal.

Edition Notes

Genre
Fiction, Novel, Narrative, India

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Number of pages
244
Dimensions
8.2 x 5.3 x 0.8 inches
Weight
4.8 ounces

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL13135410M
ISBN 10
8129107473
ISBN 13
9788129107473
OCLC/WorldCat
426055499
Library Thing
4502493
Goodreads
6965468

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