Massacre at Cawnpore

Massacre at Cawnpore

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by V. A. Stuart
     
 

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Meticulously researched and historically accurate, this depiction of the tragic story from the Indian Mutiny resonates in the struggles against religious fanaticism of our own time. Intense and inspiring, it describes the heroism of a handful of British soldiers and civilians who confronted swarms of vengeful sepoys and all but hopeless odds through the eyes of the

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Meticulously researched and historically accurate, this depiction of the tragic story from the Indian Mutiny resonates in the struggles against religious fanaticism of our own time. Intense and inspiring, it describes the heroism of a handful of British soldiers and civilians who confronted swarms of vengeful sepoys and all but hopeless odds through the eyes of the characters Sheridan and his wife Emmy.

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"The author's command of the smallest detail of the period is impressive. A historical novel of scholarship."  —Yorkshire Post

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ISBN-13:
9781590130193
Publisher:
McBooks Press
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Series:
Alexander Sheridan Novels
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.64(d)

Meet the Author

V. A. Stuart wrote several series of military fiction and numerous other novels under various pseudonyms. Her settings span history and the globe, from the Napoleonic wars of Europe to India under the British Raj. Born in 1914, she was in Burma with the British Fourteenth Army, became a lieutenant, and was decorated with the Burma Star and the Pacific Star.

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