Posted on: 8 August 2014

Digital Rare Book:
Wanderings of a pilgrim, in search of the picturesque, during four-and-twenty years in the East; with revelations of life in the Zenana
By Fanny Parkes
Published by Pelham Richardson, London - 1850

Fanny Parkes's exuberant journals trace her journey from prim memsahib to sitar-playing Indophile and provide one of the most enjoyable accounts of colonial India.
- William Dalrymple.

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Excellent. Thanks! I was quite amused to see that the author name was in Urdu inside. It's almost as if she's challenging the average English reader to find out the author's identity. :)


Really wonderful book and provide an insight of India that was in the mid-nineteenth century. Alas! none of the Indian authors have produced such great work as this, so far.

What is the price for reading online?

Can we get them . If s. address please. Regards. Rajendra Prasad


Good information.

obviously an excellent job, nd it may b an inspiration to them who hv such a huge intrst in study about our culture nd its origin. nd thnkful to the society again fr sharing this link wid us.

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Have read this book and it is a wonderful travelogue !