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The siege of Krishnapur;

Author: J G Farrell
Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson [1973]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This story is set in Spring of 1857, with India on the brink of a bloody mutiny. Then the Sepoys at the military cantonment revolt and the British community retreats into the Residency. As food and ammunition grow short, the Residency becomes ever more vulnerable.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
War stories
Uncorrected proofs (Printing)
Advance copies (Publishing)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J G Farrell
ISBN: 0297765809 9780297765806
OCLC Number: 746629
Awards: Man Booker Prize, 1973, winner
Description: 344 pages 22 cm
Responsibility: a novel by J.G. Farrell.

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This story is set in Spring of 1857, with India on the brink of a bloody mutiny. Then the Sepoys at the military cantonment revolt and the British community retreats into the Residency. As food and ammunition grow short, the Residency becomes ever more vulnerable.

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