An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India
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An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India

Title:An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India
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  • Dec 05, 2016

    In 1995, I was travelling in Tierra del Fuego where I chanced to meet a middle-aged Canadian in a coffee shop. He too, like me, was travelling in South America and we ended up chatting about coloniali...

  • Feb 10, 2017

    What is history for most of the Indians?A subject which they have to mug up till tenth standard to get marks and if in future any person who is preparing for any public service examinations has to mem...

  • Dec 11, 2016

    There is a much-touted phrase "Truth lies somewhere in d middle." Does it always ?I was reading Savarkar's famous book on 1857 mutiny and gave it up after reading 50 pages as it felt one-sided bitter ...

  • Jan 22, 2017

    The speech delivered at Oxford that led to writing of this book was a brilliant one but the book itself fades in comparison. However, it is still worth reading because of the inimitable style of Shash...

  • Dec 24, 2016

    The Author, Shashi Tharoor, is an Indian politician and a former diplomat who is currently serving as Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha.The birth of the book is the speech made by the author at Oxford w...

  • Dec 22, 2016

    If history interests you, you will simply love this book. If it doesn’t, you may like it even more as the book may spark an interest in you for history. In today’s age of social media, when nation...

  • Mar 26, 2017

    A wonderful read geared to also make you quite angry at the end of it. The sheer scale of the plunder is only matched by the sheer callousness of British towards India. None of this is exactly new but...

  • Jan 29, 2017

    An extremely detailed recounting of the many ills that the British Raj brought upon India, reducing one of the world's economic superpowers (in 1750) to a bankrupt and bleeding mess (in 1947). Tharoor...

  • Apr 04, 2017

    If only our history textbooks were like this!I have heard Shashi Tharoor's speech which begot the idea for this book. I recommend listening to it as a prologue before delving into this marvelously wri...

  • Dec 30, 2016

    Shashi Tharoor's books never disappoint me . His latest 'An era of Darkness' once again proves what a brilliant writer he is !His style of narration makes history so readable and interesting . Coming ...