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In Old Madras

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Captain Mallender comes to old Madras in search of his uncle, once a reputable officer in the Blue Hussars, who disappeared mysteriously about thirty years ago. The blood-curdling reality that awaits Mallender at the end of his hazardous mission is beyond human imagination.
Paperback, 349 pages
Published January 1st 2002
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Oct 14, 2013 Vishy rated it really liked it
I first saw B.M.Croker’s ‘In Old Madras’ at a friend’s place, years back. It looked like a colonial era novel set in my city. I had never read a colonial era novel set in my city. So I was curious. Then, after a while, I saw it at the bookshop. I thought I will get it. Since then it has been lying in my bookshelf. Last week an impulse seized me to get the book out and read it. I finished reading it yesterday. Here is what I think.

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Bithia Mary Croker

A British writer best known for her novels and stories set in colonial India.
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