The Tainted

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It’s spring 1920 in the small military town of Nandagiri in south-east India. Colonel Aylmer, commander of the Royal Irish Kildare Rangers, is in charge. A distance away, decently hidden from view, lies the native part of Nandagiri with its heaving bazaar, reeking streets and brothels. Everyone in Nandagiri knows their place and the part they were born to play – with one exception. The local Anglo-Indians, tainted by their mixed blood, belong – nowhere. When news of the Black and Tans’ atrocities back in Ireland reaches the troops, even their priest cannot cool the men’s hot-headed rage. Politics vie with passion as Private Michael Flaherty pays court to Rose, Mrs Aylmer’s Anglo-Indian maid – but mutiny brings heroism and heartbreak in equal measure.

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Weight0.379 kg
Dimensions19.8 × 12.9 × 2.7 cm
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Pages

284

Language

English

Edition

Paperback original

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

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General – Trade / Code: K

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It’s spring1920 in the small military town of Nandagiri in south-east India.  Colonel Aylmer, commander of the Royal IrishKildare Rangers, is in charge. A distance away, decently hidden from view, liesthe native part of Nandagiri with its heaving bazaar, reeking streets andbrothels. Everyone in Nandagiriknows their place and the part they were born to play – with one exception. Thelocal Anglo-Indians, tainted by their mixed blood, belong . . . nowhere. When news of theBlack and Tans’ atrocities back in Ireland reaches the troops, even their priest cannot cool themen’s hot-headed rage. Politics vie with passion as Private Michael Flahertypays court to Rose, Mrs Aylmer’s Anglo-Indian maid . . . but mutiny bringsheroism and heartbreak in equal measure. Only the arrival of Colonel Aylmer’sgrandson Richard, some 60 years later, will set off the reckoning, when thosewho were parted will be reunited, and those who were lost will be found again.

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Weight0.379 kg
Dimensions19.8 × 12.9 × 2.7 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Other

Pages

284

Language

English

Edition

Paperback original

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K