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Plain tales from the Raj

Allen, Charles

Plain tales from the Raj

images of British India in the twentieth century

by Allen, Charles

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Published by Deutsch .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by C. Allen.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14967124M
ISBN 100223396710
OCLC/WorldCa642260903

Set and published during the time of the British Raj, a time of subalterns and tea planters, the 40 stories in Plain Tales From The Hills are played out under an unforgiving sun, revealing the deceit, faithlessness, shallowness, despair, mistrust, hate, and petty jealousies rife amongst the British inhabitants of India. Fascinating, funny, tragic, immensely readable, and witty, these Released on: Octo Plain Tales from the Raj. BBC Radio 4 FM, 24 November At present this site reflects the contents of the published Radio Times BBC listings. We will retain information submitted to us for possible future use, to help fill in gaps in the data and to help us bring the BBC’s broadcast history to life, but we will not be publishing it.

Seeing the popularity of our older post - More Plain Tales from the Raj, I decided to look around and find the first of this series, which I've uploaded here for your pleasure. Enjoy! _____ Reminiscences of people who lived and worked in India from the Author: Archivist. Plain Tales from the Raj **** This is a thoroughly pleasant read and for those of us who have been watching 'Indian Summers,' one can see how accurate this series is. The book covers the journey over, the military and civil service, the barracks and camaraderie, the servants, The role of the wife, the loneliness of the men & women, the climate /5(65).

All about Plain Tales from the Raj by Charles Allen. Charles Allen interviewed actual surving members of Kipling's Raj for a BBC series and in Plain Tales it is their historian’ for the series was himself born () in India to a family of six generations who served in the British Raj. Each of the chapters (of all the books in the /5(8). Editions for Plain Tales from the Raj: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback publishe Cited by:


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Plain Tales from the Raj **** This is a thoroughly pleasant read and for those of us who have been watching 'Indian Summers,' one can see how accurate this series is. The book covers the journey over, the military and civil service, the barracks and camaraderie, the servants, The role of the wife, the loneliness of the men & women, the climate /5(25).

Plain Tales from the Raj **** This is a thoroughly pleasant read and for those of us who have been watching 'Indian Summers,' one can see how accurate this series is. The book covers the journey over, the military and civil service, the barracks and camaraderie, the servants, The role of the wife, the loneliness of the men & women, the climate /5(70).

Plain Tales from the Raj on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(25). Plain Tales from the Raj provides a wonderful narrative particularly during the Raj of the I have always harbored a fantasy of living in the time in India as part of the British Raj.

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3 Reviews. From inside the book. This is the first book of a trilogy based on the personal and recorded accounts of residents of the British Empire between the world wars and the closing stages of British rule. This book is on India /5(3). Images of the British in India, Africa and South-East Asia.

Author: Charles Allen; Publisher: Abacus (UK) ISBN: Category: Great Britain Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» PLAIN TALES FROM THE BRITISH EMPIRE gathers together Charles Allen's best loved books on the British experience across the Empire: PLAIN TALES FROM THE RAJ, TALES FROM THE SOUTH CHINA SEAS and TALES.

Comedies & Tragedies of Manners in the British Raj Rudyard Kipling wrote his first collection of stories, Plain Tales from the Hills (), with a clear /5.

Inthe BBC Radio 4 broadcast a program called ‘Plain Tales from the Raj’, an interview program with more than 60 men and women who had spent some part of their life in British India.

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Pretty Funny Girl Podcast YouTube Power Hour Podcast: YouTube, Full text of "Plain Tales From The Raj". The book is taken from a BBC radio production which was based on oral histories from those who actually lived and worked in the final days of Imperial Raj. As such, it benefits from wonderfully incisive and evocative accounts, full of the rich accounts of the ordinary, and extra-ordinary, snippets of real people's lives.

Buy a cheap copy of Plain Tales from the Raj book by Charles Allen. The Raj was, for two hundred years, the jewel in the British imperial crown. Although founded on military expansionism and undoubted exploitation, it developed over Free shipping over $/5(5).

Download Set and published during the time the British Raj, a time of subalterns and tea planters, tiffin and bands playing ‘The Roast Beef of England’, the forty stories in Plain Tales From The Hills are played out under an unforgiving sun, revealing the deceit, faithlessness, shallowness, despair, mistrust, hate and petty jealousies rife amongst the British inhabitants of India.

Plain Tales from the Raj **** This is a thoroughly pleasant read and for those of us who have been watching 'Indian Summers,' one can see how accurate this series is. The book covers the journey over, the military and civil service, the barracks and camaraderie, the servants, The role of the wife, the loneliness of the men & women, the climate /5(70).

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Plain tales from the Raj. London: Century in association with Deutsch and British Broadcasting Corp., ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "An Owl book." Includes index. Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 19 x 26 cm.

Plain Tales from the Hills (published ) is the first collection of short stories by Rudyard of its 40 stories, "eight-and-twenty", according to Kipling's Preface, were initially published in the Civil and Military Gazette in Lahore, Punjab, British India between November and June "The remaining tales are, more or less, newAuthor: Rudyard Kipling (English).

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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(66).If a first-time traveler heading for New Delhi tomorrow could take only one book on the plane, and had already enjoyed Passage to India, Burmese Days and The Jewel in The Crown to name a few, this reader would recommend "Plain Tales of the Raj" for the journey/5.PLAIN TALES FROM THE BRITISH EMPIRE gathers together Charles Allen's best loved books on the British experience across the Empire: PLAIN TALES FROM THE RAJ, TALES FROM THE SOUTH CHINA SEAS and TALES FROM THE DARK CONTINENT.

These vivid stories and recollections give an evocative and unique glimpse into the lost days of the Empire across Reviews: 1.