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The World Beyond by Sangeeta Bhargava
  

The World Beyond

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The World Beyond by Sangeeta Bhargava

1855, Lucknow. As tensions simmer in the heat of repressive colonial India, an English woman and a prince of Avadh, defy their societies' prejudices to fall in love. But Salim and Rachael's world is about to be torn apart. Trouble begins when the British annex Avadh and banish the rightful king. Salim is determined to recover what is rightfully his and when a small sepoy mutiny flares into bloody rebellion against British rule, he seizes the chance to fight back. Soon unrest spreads across the subcontinent and the contested ancient city of Lucknow proves one of the most dangerous places to be. Torn between their loyalties to each other, their families and the opposing sides that threaten to raze Lucknow to the ground - can Salim and Rachael's love survive?

Reviews

'Sensational'
Books Monthly

'Vivid, sensual - absorbing'
Historical Novels Review

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Book Info

Publication date

30th April 2012

Author

Sangeeta Bhargava

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Publisher

Allison & Busby

Format

Paperback
351 pages

Categories

Historical fiction

ISBN

9780749040581

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