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Rukhsana Ahmad - Mistaken - 9780955156694 - V9780955156694
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Mistaken

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Description for Mistaken Paperback. In 1916: India is simmering with discontent against the Raj. Enter English proto-feminist Annie Besant, notorious at home for the match-girls' strike, political, charismatic. In India she finds a new family and a new cause. This book explores the story of Annie Besant's relationship with India. Editor(s): Robson, Cheryl. Num Pages: 92 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 5. Weight in Grams: 109.
Explores the incredible story of Annie Besant's relationship with India and the boy who went on to become one of India's greatest teachers and thinkers - Krishnamurti. 1916: India is simmering with discontent against the Raj. Enter English proto-feminist Annie Besant, notorious at home for the match-girls' strike, political, charismatic. In India she finds a new family and a new cause. Gandhi hails her as the leader of the Congress Party after she courts imprisonment for promoting Indian Home Rule. She admires him - but can rulers ever befriend the ruled? Can Annie's great love affair with India last? ... ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Aurora Metro Publications United Kingdom
Number of pages
92
Condition
New
Number of Pages
92
Place of Publication
Twickenham, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780955156694
SKU
V9780955156694
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-2

About Rukhsana Ahmad
Rukhsana Ahmad's stage plays include: Song For Sanctuary, The Gate-Keeper's Wife, Black Shalwar, River On Fire (shortlist Susan Smith Blackburn Prize 2002), The Man Who Refused to be God, Last Chance and Partners in Crime. Radio plays and adaptations include: Song for a Sanctuary (CRE award, runner-up), An Urnful of Ashes, The Errant Gene, Nawal El Saadawi's Woman At Point ... Read more

Reviews for Mistaken
'...ripe with tension... tells the story of how family squabbles can become highly political when religion is involved... it stays with you.' Time Out

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