An Indian Summer: a personal experience of India
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An Indian Summer: a personal experience of India

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Paperback, 224 pages
Published 1994 by Penguin Books India (first published 1974)
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Cameron, a journalist, returns to India after a lifetime as a foreign correspondent, now married to an Indian. He recalls his past there as well as India’s past and present, and along the way muses about life and death and everything else. Then he gets into a serious car collision and finds that he needs an artificial heart.

A rich book, filled with truly deep thoughts and stunningly honest self-assessments about fear and dying as well as the human condition: “I am not afraid of the dark, I am af...more
Very enjoyable account of the English writer, newly married to an Indian woman, moves to this land that he once knew well before. He sees how much it has changes.
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James Cameron was born in London in 1911. After leaving school he worked as an office boy for the Weekly News. He worked for newspapers in Dundee and Glasgow before joining the Daily Express in 1940.

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