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A SINGULAR HOSTAGE.
Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format).
New York: Bantam, (2003.). First edition - The author's first book, published as a trade paperback original, set in India and Afghanistan in 1838-9, against the backdrop of what we now call the 'First Afghan War, and when the 'Great Game' - the 19th century struggle between Britain and Russia to dominate central Asia - was gathering speed. This is an account of a young woman who is traveling with Lord Auckland's entourage. Historical note, glossary of Urdu words. 352 pp.
Condition: Very near fine in a stiff red printed wrappers.Book ID: 28066More details Price: $20.00