The Far Pavilions, Volume 2

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Bantam Books, 1979 - Afghan Wars - 1191 pages
From the foothills of the towering Himalayas, through the palaces of old India, across the bone strewn passes of the Khyber, to the final cataclysmic scene in the ancient "Land of Cain," M.M. Kaye weaves a vast, rich and vibrant tapestry of love and war that ranks with the great panoramic sagas of modern fiction.

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In the second half of the 19th century, when the British Empire took over control of India, Ashton is born to English parents. Soon orphaned, he lives with his Hindu foster mother in the shadow of the ... Read full review

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This is truly an epic story that will transport you to India and Afghanistan. The characters and description of the country was so in depth I felt like I learned so much about this part of the world ... Read full review

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M. M. Kaye was born on August 21, 1908 in Simla, India to British parents. She wrote numerous books during her lifetime including Death Walks in Kashmir, Later than You Think, Shadow of the Moon, Trade Wind, The Far Pavilions, The Sun in the Morning, Golden Afternoon, and Enchanted Evening. She also wrote and illustrated children's books including The Ordinary Princess. She died on January 29, 2004 at the age of 95.

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