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The Indian equator : Mark Twain's India revisited

Author: Ian Macpherson Strathcarron, Baron
Publisher: Oxford : Signal Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1895/6 the sixty-year-old Mark Twain set off on a worldwide lecture tour to pay off his debts from a publishing company bankruptcy, notes from which a year later became his final travel book Following the Equator. Two years later he wrote, 'How I did loathe that journey around the world! except the sea-part and India.' Although he was only in India for just over two of the twelve months, his exploits and  Read more...
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Strathcarron, Ian Macpherson, Baron, 1949-
Indian equator
(DLC) 2013376109
(OCoLC)821703306
Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Ian Macpherson Strathcarron, Baron; Ian Macpherson Strathcarron, Baron; Mark Twain
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Macpherson Strathcarron, Baron
ISBN: 9781908493934 1908493933 9781908493927 1908493925
OCLC Number: 857769799
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 226 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Cover; Contents; Front Matter; Title Page; Publisher Information; Prologue; The Indian Equator; Part One; Bombay; Poona; Baroda; Part Two; Allahabad; Benares; Hinduism; Part Three; Calcutta; Darjeeling; Part Four; Muzaffarpur; Lucknow; Kanpur; Agra; Jaipur; Part Five; Delhi; Lahore; Rawalpindi; Back Matter; Epilogue; Index; Also Available.
Responsibility: Ian Strathcarron.

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In 'The Indian Equator', the Mark Twain travel trilogist Ian Strathcarron, his wife and photographer Gillian and his factota Sita follow in his mentor's footsteps, train tracks and boat wakes,  Read more...

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