Victoria & Abdul : The True Story of the Queen’s Closest Confidant by Shrabani Basu

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Now a significant movement image starring Dame Judi Dench, Ali Fazal and Eddie Izzard, directed by Stephen Frears ‘A story of Empire and intrigue introduced vividly again to life’ – VIKAS SWARUP, writer of SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE Tall, good-looking Abdul Karim was simply twenty-four years previous when he arrived in England from Agra to attend at tables throughout Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee. An assistant clerk at Agra Central Jail, he out of the blue discovered himself a private attendant to the Empress of India herself. Within a yr, he was established as a strong determine at court docket, turning into the queen’s trainer, or Munshi. Devastated by the loss of life of John Brown, her Scottish gillie, the queen had ultimately discovered his substitute, however her intense and controversial relationship with the Munshi led to a close to revolt in the royal family. Victoria & Abdul explores how a younger Indian Muslim got here to play a central function at the coronary heart of the Empire at a time when independence actions in the sub continent have been rising in pressure. Yet, at its coronary heart, it’s a tender love story between an strange Indian and his aged queen – a relationship that survived the greatest makes an attempt to destroy it. present extra

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  • Title: Victoria & Abdul : The True Story of the Queen’s Closest Confidant
  • Author: Shrabani Basu
  • Category: General
  • Date: 07/21/17
  • Lenguage: English
  • Pages: 336
  • ISBN: 750982586

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