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Around India in 80 trains

Author: Monisha Rajesh
Publisher: London Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2016. ©2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Updated editionView all editions and formats
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In 1991 Monisha and her family uprooted from Sheffield to Madras in the hope of making India their home again. But fed up with soap-eating rats, severed human heads, paying bribes, and the creepy colonel across the road, they soon returned to England, determined never to go back again. But twenty years later, Monisha takes a page out of Jules Verne's classic tale, turns to a map of the Indian railways and embarks on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Travel writing
Named Person: Monisha Rajesh; Monisha Rajesh
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Monisha Rajesh
ISBN: 9781857886443 1857886445 9781857889482 1857889487 9781473644519 1473644518
OCLC Number: 967909276
Notes: First edition published: London : Nicholas Brealey, 2012.
Description: xxi, 246 pages : 1 map ; 20 cm.
Other Titles: Around India in eighty trains
Responsibility: Monisha Rajesh.

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Crackles and sparks with life like exploding Diwali fireworks. - William Dalrymple Monisha Rajesh turns to a map of the Indian Railways and takes a page out of Jules Verne's classic tale, embarking  Read more...

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A rollicking account of Modern India at express pace: from the good sprawling temples and scrapping tigers to the bad groping passengers, churning stomachs and officious ticket inspectors. Rajesh's Read more...

 
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