Hindoo Holiday (Paperback)

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By J. R. Ackerley, Eliot Weinberger (Introduction by)
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In the 1920s, the young J. R. Ackerley spent several months in India as the personal secretary to the maharajah of a small Indian principality. In his journals, Ackerley recorded the Maharajah's fantastically eccentric habits and riddling conversations, and the odd shambling day-to-day life of his court. Hindoo Holiday is an intimate and very funny account of an exceedingly strange place, and one of the masterpieces of twentieth-century travel literature.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780940322257
ISBN-10: 0940322250
Publisher: New York Review of Books
Publication Date: January 31st, 2000
Pages: 320
Language: English