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The Far Pavilions by M.M. Kaye
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Mar 06, 14

bookshelves: classic, historical-fiction, re-read, winter-20102011, published-1978, colonial-overlords, epic-proportions, subcontinent
Recommended for: everyone
Read from February 01 to 25, 2011, read count: 3

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02/01/2011 page 2
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Living in Hawa Mahal palace, Ashok finds his life is threatened."
02/02/2011 page 3
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M M Kaye's epic of love and war, dramatised by Rukhsana Ahmad. Pursued by Janoo Rani's men, Ashok and Sita flee Gulkote. But death overtakes them on the road to the mountains."
02/03/2011 page 4
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Having discovered his true identity, Ashok, now Ashton, yearns to return to India."
02/04/2011 page 5
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Ash joins the Guides in Mardan, but his relationship with Belinda is increasingly troubled"
02/10/2011 page 6
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Ash returns to camp with the stolen carbines and is given a new mission which will transform his life."
02/10/2011 page 7
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Ash finds that, once again, he is saving the life of a Karidkote prince."
02/10/2011 page 8
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As the journey continues, and Ash and Anjuli's love grows, they dread their imminent arrival in Bhithor."
02/10/2011 page 9
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On the last leg of the journey, Ash confronts an old enemy. Once in Bhithor, he has a new battle to fight."
02/13/2011 page 10
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Ash cannot bear the thought of losing Anjuli, and yet he must negotiate her wedding price."
02/14/2011 page 11
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Leaving the Karidkote party, Ash rejoins the Guides in Rawalpindi."
02/16/2011 page 12
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Confronting the bigotry of a fellow officer lands Ash in trouble, and he is sent away to Gujerat to cool his heels."
02/16/2011 page 13
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Ash's peace is shattered by news from Bhithor, where the Rana is dangerously ill."
02/18/2011 page 14
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Ash has to decide whether pity justifies the same terrible deed as love."
02/18/2011 page 15
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Safe and with the woman he loves, Ash cannot work out how to marry her."
02/22/2011 page 16
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The Guides need the services of a man who could pass for a Shinwari."
02/22/2011 page 17
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Ash's reports from Afghanistan fall on deaf ears. Do the British want to avoid conflict?"
02/24/2011 page 18
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Ash's increasing sense of his own difference drives him to make a move."
02/24/2011 page 19
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The British mission is welcomed to Kabul, but - it transpires - on a false premise."
02/25/2011 page 20
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The Guides' heroic last stand at the British Mission in Kabul is watched helplessly by an imprisoned Ash."

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