Nightrunners of Bengal by John Masters

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Published by Bantam in New York .

Written in English

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  • History

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Other titlesNight runners of Bengal
Statementby John Masters
The Physical Object
Pagination306 p. ;
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24945638M
OCLC/WorldCa52364312

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'The Nightrunners of Bengal' is the one about the mutiny. I was surprised that one critic said the book was difficult to get into. The plot is there from the first pages and the characters are well drawn.

Another critic said it was the mutiny from the British point of view but it does give the reasons for the mutiny; these should have been /5(52). Nightrunners of Bengal has its immersive world as its true protagonist and its main focus is the emotional turmoil of the main character.

It is a breath of fresh air to read something about a grey world, a foreigner describing their foreign home and how dark it can become in war/5.

"Nightrunners of Bengal" is an exciting and masterfully written gathering of lies and half-truths written from an obvious pro-colonialist viewpoint. It is also a classic of the genre. A telling example of the author's bias is that Indians refer to the, so called, Mutiny of (the central event of the novel) as Nightrunners of Bengal book First War of Independence/5.

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First published inThe Nightrunners of Bengal is one of John Masters' series of seven novels which followed several generations of the Savage family serving in the British Army in India.

Nightrunners of Bengal focuses on the Indian Rebellion of The central character, Captain Rodney Savage, is an officer in a Bengal Native Infantry. Nightrunners of Bengal 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews. FicusFan on LibraryThing: More than 1 year ago: Interesting look at the Indian Mutiny through the eyes of the Raj.

The book starts inin the fictional cantonment of Bhowani in Bengal India. The POV is Rodney Savage.4/5(1). Get this from a library. Nightrunners of Bengal. [John Masters] -- As Captain Rodney Savage of the 13th Rifles celebrates the start of in the isolated town of Bhowani there is unrest stirring in the neighbouring state of Kishanpur.

Captain Savage is ordered to. Nightrunners of Bengal focuses on the Indian Rebellion of The central character, Captain Rodney Savage, is an officer in a Bengal Native Infantry regiment, based in the fictional city of Bhowani. When rebellion breaks out, the British community in Bengal is shattered/5(43).

Editions for Nightrunners of Bengal: (Paperback published in ), (ebook published in ), (Hardcover published in 1 Cited by:   This book is about the acquisition of humanity by the man who has to start all over again. "Nightrunners" is a bit old-fashioned. Of cource, Kipling's influence is very strong, but I recommend it to everybody who want to read about the real mutiny & not about /5(2).

Nightrunners of Bengal is the title of the first novel by John Masters. It was published in the United States in Januaryand at first attracted severe criticism from some reviewers who objected to what they regarded as its imperialist viewpoint and graphic depiction of acts of savagery.

This was the first novel that Masters wrote in the series, though not the first novel chronologically, and alongside Bhowani Junction is one of his best-known of the great novels of India, Nightrunners of Bengal combines John Master's mastery of story-telling with an intuitive sense of Captain Rodney Savage of the 13th /5(4).

The year has great historical significance as it is known to be a time of the first war of Indian independence. The author, John Masters provides a profound knowledge of the first-ever Indian riot against British colonial law in India, during which the British East India Company controlled most of the Indian Territory.

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Book 2 of 3 in the Indian Trilogy Series. See all 18 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from /5(45). Nightrunners of Bengal. JOHN MASTERS SOUVENIR PRESS. To THE SEPOY OF INDIA – A Author’s Note LTHOUGH most of the incidents in this story of the Indian Mutiny are drawn from local tradition, official reports and contemporary letters, this book is a work of fiction.

My object has been to. make the fictional whole present a true. Nightrunners of Bengal focuses on the Indian Rebellion of The central character, Captain Rodney Savage, is an officer in a Bengal Native Infantry regiment, based in the fictional city of Bhowani.

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Nightrunners of Bengal by John Masters; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, History; Places: India; Times: Sepoy Rebellion,   Nightrunners of Bengal by John Masters,Bantam edition, in English - New Bantam by: Back of the Book: New Year's Eve, As Captain Rodney Savage of the 13th Rifles, Bengal Native Infantry, celebrates the start of with his wife and friends in the isolated cantonment of Bhowani, news comes of crisis that will have terrifying and widespread repercussions: the Rajah of the neighbouring native state of Kishanpur has been assassinated, and the Rani has thirty-five of the.

Nightrunners of Bengal focuses on the Indian Rebellion of The central character, Captain Rodney Savage, is an officer in a Bengal Native Infantry regiment, based in the fictional city of Bhowani. When rebellion breaks out, the British community in Bengal is Edition: Main.

First published inonly four years after the end of the Raj, and a prequel to Bhowani Junction, Nightrunners of Bengal remains as graphic, intense and gripping a tale as any modern novel of suspense.

Read less. About the author: John Masters. Nightrunners of Bengal by John Masters Review Plot: The novel is set at the time of the Indian Rebellion of The central character, Captain Rodney Savage, is an officer in a Bengal Native Infantry regiment, stationed in the fictional city of Bhowani.

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Binding is firm with light soiling and foxing to the covers. One of the great novels of India, Nightrunners of Bengal combines John Master's mastery of story-telling with an intuitive sense of history. Book Two: Nightrunners of Bengal dramatised in four parts 1: Kishanpur Rodney Savage meets the Silver Guru and learns disturbing news.

But what has the Rani of Kishanpur to do with it. Nightrunners Of Bengal () About book: A re-read for me. After almost three decades, it turns out I forgot almost all the details of the plot, other than the setting at the time of the Indian Sepoy Uprising in It is also apparent that the first time around I was more interested in the adventure elements of the story (opulent tiger.

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We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at. Shop now. When John Masters’ Nightrunners of Bengal was first published inJohn Raymond in the Sunday Times described it as ‘the best historical novel about the Indian Mutiny that I have ever read’.

In my view he’s right, although the power of the writing makes the subject matter almost irrelevant. As it is, the author has chosen one of the most chaotic and brutal episodes in the history. Preview — Nightrunners of Bengal by John Masters.

I first read the book inand it stands up to rereading. The Book House – St. Wonderful historical fiction told in the bengzl style, woven with threads of truth about man, men, fraternal love, lust, philanthropia, and.

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