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Hindoo holiday

J. R. Ackerley

Hindoo holiday

an Indian journal

by J. R. Ackerley

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English


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Statementby J.R. Ackerley.
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Open LibraryOL18130516M

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 . Apr 12,  · Recently they reissued J.R. Ackerley’s Hindoo Holiday (), which, like Naples ’44, is a travel memoir in diary form. The book is already available as an NYRB Classic, and I thought Ackerley’s novel We Think the World of You a little gem, so for all these reliable reasons my expectations were high. Inevitably, I was disappointed.

Jun 26,  · Buy Hindoo Holiday: An Indian Journal (Penguin Modern Classics) by J. R. Ackerley, William Dalrymple (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.3/5(7). EMBED (for pashupatinathtempletrust.com hosted blogs and pashupatinathtempletrust.com item tags).

There are some moments when I laughed out loud. This is an absolutely delightful and highly entertaining book with deft touches of humour and it gives a tantalising glimpse of a long-gone colonial India of the s. Hindoo Holiday: An Indian Journal (Penguin Modern Classics)4/5(1). His works include three memoirs, Hindoo Holiday, My Dog Tulip, and My Father and Myself, and a novel, We Think the World of You (all available as New York Review Books). Eliot Weinberger is the author of three collections of essays: Outside Stories, Works on Paper, and Karmic Traces/5(18).


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Written in the form of diary entries, Hindoo Holiday records the period of time that a young Joe Ackerley spent as private secretary to the Maharaja of Chhatarpur (renamed in the book).

(The position was arranged by E M Forster who knew the Maharaja from when he was in India writing Passage to India)/5. Mar 14,  · Hindoo Holiday: An Indian Journal (New York Review Books Classics) [J.

Ackerley, Eliot Weinberger] on pashupatinathtempletrust.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In the s, the young J. Ackerley spent several months in India as the personal secretary to the maharajah of a small Indian principality.

In his journalsCited by: 4. Sep 23,  · Hindoo Holiday was J. Ackerley’s third book, following a youthful collection of poems and a play about World War I (in which he served in the trenches).

There would be just a few others, and “each in its different way is a masterpiece,” according to Christopher Isherwood. Jan 28,  · His works include three memoirs, Hindoo Holiday, My Dog Tulip, and My Father and Myself, and a novel, We Think the World of You (all available as New York Review Books).

Eliot Weinberger is the author of three collections of essays: Outside /5(3). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Hindoo Holiday: An Indian Journal (New York Review Books Classics) at pashupatinathtempletrust.com Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(17).

Hindoo Holiday is an intimate and very funny account of an exceedingly strange place, and one of the masterpieces of twentieth-century travel literature.

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In his journals, Free shipping over $Cited by: 4. Oct 31,  · In the s, the young J. 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. Mar 26,  · In the s, the young J.

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, /5(4). Hindoo Holiday is an account of the time that the author, JR Ackerley, spent in india working as a secretary to the Maharajah of Chhatapur (jokingly changed to Chhokrapur, apparently meaning “City of the Boys,” for this book)/5(7).

Hindoo Holiday Review Books Classics PDF 59efe Travel And Tour Hindoo Holiday Review Books Classics PDF 59efe signabrasil 3 hours ago. Jun 01,  · A Passage To India: From The Annals Of The Raj NPR editor Krishnadev Calamur didn't expect to like Hindoo pashupatinathtempletrust.com looked like a tedious colonial book about India, full of.

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HINDOO HOLIDAY AN INDIAN JOURNAL the book. (Unfortunately it was a loser.) The book remained in print for decades. A new edition in restored some of the cuts, but it was not, strangely, until its first Indian edition in that readers could find a completely unexpurgated text.

In the s, the young J. 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 h.

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Book Source: Digital Library of India Item pashupatinathtempletrust.com: Ackerley, J.r Internet Archive Python library dev4. plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet. A Passage To India: From The Annals Of The Raj. June 1, • NPR editor Krishnadev Calamur didn't expect to like Hindoo pashupatinathtempletrust.com looked like a tedious colonial book about India, full of dust.

HINDOO HOLIDAY, while it does contain Ackerley's familiar low-key self-deprecating brand of humor, does not measure up to his other three books. It is essentially an edited journal of the several months he spent as a so-called secretary to the Maharajah of a small kingdom in India in the s/5(2).

But it's real--*Hindoo Holiday* may sound like the title of a Hollywood musical but the writer is J.R. Ackerley and the telling is his own. His scenic prose style is better than any Technicolor in sharing his joy at his newfound environment. This book deserves a treasured spot in any armchair traveler's bookshelf/5(6).Oct 31,  · Read "Hindoo Holiday" by J.

R. Ackerley available from Rakuten Kobo. In the s, the young J. R. Ackerley spent several months in India as the personal secretary to the maharajah of a sma Brand: New York Review Books.J.

R. Ackerley () was for many years the literary editor of the BBC magazine The Listener. His works include three memoirs, Hindoo Holiday, My Dog Tulip, and My Father and Myself, and a novel, We Think the World of You (all available as N More about J.

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