Memoirs of a Rebellious Princess

Memoirs of a Rebellious Princess

by Elaine Williams, Brinda Devi
     
 
A combination of Princess Diana and Kim Kardashian, the bejeweled Maharani of Kapurthala, Princess Brinda Devi lived a whirlwind life in Europe even as she struggled with the demands of marriage and motherhood at home. A brilliant study of contrasts, Princess Brinda’s story revels in the luxuries of 1920s India but does not look away from the rickety shacks of

Overview

A combination of Princess Diana and Kim Kardashian, the bejeweled Maharani of Kapurthala, Princess Brinda Devi lived a whirlwind life in Europe even as she struggled with the demands of marriage and motherhood at home. A brilliant study of contrasts, Princess Brinda’s story revels in the luxuries of 1920s India but does not look away from the rickety shacks of its most destitute. All while she searches for true love.

Editorial Reviews

Houston Chronicle
Thoroughly enjoyable and never dull. Brinda comes to life on each page in a manner seldom found in a story of a contemporary being. Elaine Williams deserves credit for an excellent job of writing. She has retained in every chapter a wealth of the maharani's charm and personality
New Yorker
An unusual biography. A fantastic kind of life. It can hardly fail to hold your interest."
Kirkus Bulletin
A moving and muted account of a life in a transitional generation where East and West met . . . Touching and strange, this memoir gives fine glimpses into the Hindu culture, of worlds apart moving together, not without grief.—

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014261173
Publisher:
Hearts Diary
Publication date:
03/19/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Elaine Williams is a poet and travel journalist. The India Government of Tourism sent her to India several times to write about tourist sites. She did her own photography for the articles that appeared in magazines and newspapers including Travel-Holiday, The Baltimore Sun, The Atlantic Journal-Constitution, ASTA Travel News, Travel and Leisure and Conde Nast’s Traveler.

Princess Brinda Devi de Jubba was maharani of Kapurthala, India.

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