Eyes of Asia

Binding: Hardback
Pages: 80
Pub Date: 01/04/2015
ISBN: 9781910500118
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Quick overview A collection of Rudyard Kipling's articles describing Sikh soldiers' experiences of the First World War. Published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of Rudyard Kipling's birth.
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This booklet contains articles originally published in 1917 in The Morning Post (bought by The Daily Telegraph in 1937). It consists of four letters, purporting to be written to relations or friends at home in India by soldiers of the Indian Army at the time of World War I. They were on active service in Europe and Africa, 1915-18. The articles include: A Retired Gentleman; The Fumes of the Heart; The Private Account; A Trooper of Horse.

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