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Patrick French is a writer and historian, born in England in 1966. He is the author of Younghusband: The Last Great Imperial Adventurer, which won the Somerset Maugham Award and the Royal Society of Literature W. H. Heinemann Prize, Liberty or Death: India's Journey to Independence and Division , which won the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award, Tibet, Tibet: A Personal History of a Lost Land and, most recently, The World Is What It Is: The Authorized Biography of V.S. Naipaul, which was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize and won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Hawthornden Prize. Patrick has also recently created the incredible new website: www.theindiasite.com.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Patrick French

India A Portrait by Patrick French
India A Portrait
Patrick French
Presents social, political and economic history of India. Examining the cultural foundations that made India's accelerated transformation from socialist economy to capitalist powerhouse possible, this title provides a picture of what it is like to live at a time when...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2012
Tibet, Tibet A Personal History of a Lost Land by Patrick French
Tibet, Tibet A Personal History of a Lost Land
Patrick French
Tibet has long fascinated the West, but what really lies beyond our romantic image of a mystical mountain kingdom of peace and spirituality? The author sets out to discover the truth. Travelling through the country, he meets exiled monks, nomads...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/01/2011
India A Portrait by Patrick French
India A Portrait
Patrick French
Presents social, political and economic history of India. Examining the cultural foundations that made India's accelerated transformation from socialist economy to capitalist powerhouse possible, this title provides a picture of what it is like to live at a time when...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/01/2011

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