The Siege of Krishnapur
ISBN10: 159017092X ISBN13: 9781590170922 Publisher: New York Review of Books Published: Sep 1 2004 Pages: 344 Weight: 0.85lbs. Height: 7.75" Width: 5.00" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
A novel set in India in the mid-nineteenth century takes readers to the far outposts of empire where rumors of war often materialize into actual combat, focusing on a British colonial community that finds itself, and its "superior" Victorian values, under siege. Winner of the 1973 Booker Prize. Reprint.