Empire Made: My Search for an Outlaw Uncle Who Vanished in British India (English Edition)

↔ Purpose of textEmpire Made: My Search for an Outlaw Uncle Who Vanished in British India (English Edition) ↑ ePUB Author Kief Hillsbery ❔ ↔ Purpose of textEmpire Made: My Search for an Outlaw Uncle Who Vanished in British India (English Edition) ↑ ePUB Author Kief Hillsbery ❔ Hillsberys exploration of what happened to his British uncle who went to India in 1841, never to return, makes achingly vivid how difficult it was to escape ones preordained class and societal expectations in Victorian England Great details abound Marvelous insights into the British in India, along with a glimpse into gay life This has a narrative sweep reminiscent of Christopher Hibberts social histories BOOKLIST Starred Review There are travelers who cant write and writers who cant travel Fortunately for his readers, Kief Hillsbery can do both Part travelogue, part family memoir,Empire Made is a fine and moving tale, sensitively explored and beautifully written Justin Marozzi, author ofBaghdad City of Peace, City of BloodAn honest, pacey portrayal of empire building at a critical juncture in the Great Gamea fascinating and very surprising read.Financial Times Hillsberys exploration of what happened to his British uncle who went to India in 1841, never to return, makes achingly vivid how difficult it was to escape ones preordained class and societal expectations in Victorian England Great details abound Marvelous insights into the British in India, along with a glimpse into gay life This has a narrative sweep reminiscent of Christopher Hibberts social histories BOOKLIST Starred Review There are travelers who cant write and writers who cant travel Fortunately for his readers, Kief Hillsbery can do both Part travelogue, part family memoir,Empire Made is a fine and moving tale, sensitively explored and beautifully written Justin Marozzi, author ofBaghdad City of Peace, City of BloodPraise for War Boy Lit with the sense of possibility that rock has always offered it confused, blessed boysNew York Times An old fashioned romance disguised in postmodern hipness and, like the heroine of a Victorian novel, Radboy saves himself for the boy who truly loves him Thackeray himself couldnt have done it better.San Francisco Chronicle Its rare to be deeply moved by something as apparently hip and accessible as War Boy, but thats the way art works, I guess, taking us by surprise once in a while and reminding us that we have in common with each other than a shared set of grammatical rules and some exclusive ideas about how to live with each other.Washington Post Book World Written in beautiful prose that is alternatively frenetic and poetic.Booklist What We Do Is Secret was nominated for a Lambda Literary AwardHillsberys exploration of what happened to his British uncle who went to India in 1841, never to return, makes achingly vivid how difficult it was to escape ones preordained class and societal expectations in Victorian England Great details abound Marvelous insights into the British in India, along with a glimpse into gay life This has a narrative sweep reminiscent of Christopher Hibberts social histories BOOKLIST Starred Review Praise for War Boy Lit with the sense of possibility that rock has always offered it confused, blessed boysNew York Times An old fashioned romance disguised in postmodern hipness and, like the heroine of a Victorian novel, Radboy saves himself for the boy who truly loves him Thackeray himself couldnt have done it better.San Francisco Chronicle Its rare to be deeply moved by something as apparently hip and accessible as War Boy, but thats the way art works, I guess, taking us by surprise once in a while and reminding us that we have in common with each other than a shared set of grammatical rules and some exclusive ideas about how to live with each other.Washington Post Book WorldLost in time for generations, the story of a 19th century English gentleman in British Indiaa family mystery of love found and loyalties abandoned, finally brought to light In 1841, twenty year old Nigel Halleck set out for Calcutta as a clerk in the East India Company He went on to serve in the colonial administration for eight years before abruptly leaving the company under a cloud and disappearing in the mountain kingdom of Nepal, never to be heard from again While most traces of his life were destroyed in the bombing of his hometown during World War II, Nigel was never quite forgottenthe myth of the man who headed East would reverberate through generations of his family Kief Hillsbery, Nigels nephew many times removed, embarked on his own expedition, spending decades researching and traveling through India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Nepal in the footsteps of his long lost relation In uncovering the remarkable story of Nigels life, Hillsbery beautifully renders a moment in time when the arms of the British Empire extended around the world Both a powerful history and a personal journey, Empire Made weaves together a clash of civilizations, the quest to discover ones own identity, and the moving tale of one man against an empire. 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    • Empire Made: My Search for an Outlaw Uncle Who Vanished in British India (English Edition)
    • Kief Hillsbery
    • Anglais
    • 14 October 2017
    • 289 pages

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