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The Lotus and the Wind (Story Tellers) Paperback – 1 May 2014
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To describe a book so nerve-thrilling, so packed with action and incident, so taut with feeling is difficult. --Daily Telegraph
Not many novels so good as this are being written today. --Country Life
Mr Masters s descriptions of the Indian scene are as highly coloured as ever and his narrative as exciting and dashing. --Evening Standard
About the Author
John Masters was a General in the British army and the fifth member of his family to serve in India. After education in England he joined the Fourth Prince of Wales Own Gurkha Rifles and served on the North-West Frontier. During World War II he fought in the Middle East before joining General Wingate s Chindits in Burma. He retired from the army in 1948 and turned to writing.
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