The Collector's Bag Travellers' Tales from India and Elsewhere

By: Vernède, R.V.

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Only slight wear. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. ; 1.18 x 8.58 x 5.51 Inches; 267 pages; Collecting stories from experience in the hills of India makes for a good read. But, when fact and fiction are intertwined, and reality becomes a mixture of the two, the words become spellbinding."" - Small Press. ""Born in Vevey, Switzerland, R.V. Vernède entered the Indian Civil Service in 1928 and was posted to Uttar Pradesh (now perhaps best known as the state encompassing the Temple at Ayodyha). In 1992, over a half-century later, Vernède published [this], a collection of stories largely based on those experiences."" - Publishers Weekly. Love, murder, rogues, humor, revenge, trial by ordeal, blood feuds, Chinese-Tibetan plans for the invasion of India are featured, as is an account of the author's meeting with Jawaharlal Nehru.

Title: The Collector's Bag Travellers' Tales from India and Elsewhere

Author Name: Vernède, R.V.

Categories: World literature,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Gerrards Cross, UK, Colin Smythe: 1992

ISBN Number: 0861403525

ISBN Number 13: 9780861403523

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 14746

Keywords: Travel India