'Up the Country': Letters Written to Her Sister from the Upper Provinces of India, Volume 2

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R. Bentley, 1866 - Electronic book - 262 pages

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Emily Eden’s name has been floating around in my literary consciousness for a while—many years ago I read a novel called One Last Look, which apparently is based on Emily Eden’s travels in India; and ... Read full review

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