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Hindoo Holiday: An Indian Journal (New York Review Books Classics) (edition 2000)
by J.R. Ackerley, Eliot Weinberger (Introduction)
Hindoo Holiday: An Indian Journal by J. R. Ackerley
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0940322250, Paperback)In the 1920s, the young J. R. Ackerley spent several months in India as the personal secretary to the maharajah of a small Indian principality. In his journals, Ackerley recorded the Maharajah's fantastically eccentric habits and riddling conversations, and the odd shambling day-to-day life of his court. Hindoo Holiday is an intimate and very funny account of an exceedingly strange place, and one of the masterpieces of twentieth-century travel literature.
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