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☂ [PDF / Epub] ☁ Farthest Field By Raghu Karnad ✐ – Maytapthehinh.pro The photographs of three young men had stood in his grandmother’s house for as long as he could remember beheld but never fully noticed They had all fought in the Second World War a fact that surpriThe photographs of three young men had stood in his grandmother’s house for as long as he could remember beheld but never fully noticed They had all fought in the Second World War a fact that surprised him Indians had never figured in his idea of the war nor the war in his idea of India One of them Bobby even looked a bit like him but Raghu Karnad had not noticed until he was the same age as they were in their photo frames Then he learned about the Parsi boy from the sleepy south Indian coast so eager t.

O follow his brothers in law into the colonial forces and onto the front line Manek dashing and confident was a pilot with India’s fledgling air force; gentle Ganny became an army doctor in the arid North West Frontier Bobby’s pursuit would carry him as far as the deserts of Ira and the green hell of the Burma battlefrontThe years 1939–45 might be the most revered deplored and replayed in modern history Yet India’s extraordinary role has been concealed from itself and from the world In riveting pr.

farthest free field mobile Farthest Field KindleO follow his brothers in law into the colonial forces and onto the front line Manek dashing and confident was a pilot with India’s fledgling air force; gentle Ganny became an army doctor in the arid North West Frontier Bobby’s pursuit would carry him as far as the deserts of Ira and the green hell of the Burma battlefrontThe years 1939–45 might be the most revered deplored and replayed in modern history Yet India’s extraordinary role has been concealed from itself and from the world In riveting pr.

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ePUB Raghu Karnad É Farthest Field PDF/EPUB Ü É Raghu Karnad is an award winning writer and journalist who lives between Bangalore and New Delhi India His essay detailing the origins of this book was described by Simon Schama as “nothing short of brilliant” Farthest Field is his first book

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  1. Ashish Iyer Ashish Iyer says:

    ePUB Raghu Karnad É Farthest Field PDF/EPUB Ü É farthest free, field mobile, Farthest Field Kindleuite a dry read and overrated This book lacks emotion I didn't enjoy it at all


  2. Tiwary Amit Tiwary Amit says:

    ePUB Raghu Karnad É Farthest Field PDF/EPUB Ü É farthest free, field mobile, Farthest Field KindleThis is an extremely important book Not a single book has covered the Second World War from the point of view of participations of Indians in this great detail Not a single book has covered the Second World War the war which was never ours and still it reached and affected us the war India was fighting in its own courtyards and in its neighbourhoods Our history curriculum never showed us that truth which this book uncovers in great details This is why it is such an important book to readThis is an extremely good book Well researched finely crafted and brilliantly written Raghu writes about the individual Raghu writes about the family Raghu writes about the conflicts Raghu writes about the events happening around the lives of the actors and impacting them Raghu writes about the great war its complexities and the causes and impacts And Raghu writes simply great


  3. Patricia Patricia says:

    ePUB Raghu Karnad É Farthest Field PDF/EPUB Ü É farthest free, field mobile, Farthest Field KindleI believe there is a worthy story in this book; however the writing style didn't work for me Unlike many other non fiction books I have read on WWII where the author diligently researches historical events and weaves them into a cohesive flowing plot Karnad's prose is stilted I appreciate Karnad's intrigue of three young Indian men Bobby Mugaseth Manek Dadabhoy and Ganny GP who were soldiers in the war The men are deceased yet Karnard speaks of them in first person He doesn't know what they said nor thought The rest of the book is co


  4. Akshat Upadhyay Akshat Upadhyay says:

    ePUB Raghu Karnad É Farthest Field PDF/EPUB Ü É farthest free, field mobile, Farthest Field KindleReview of Farthest Field An Indian Story of the Second World WarBy Raghu KarnadRating 5 starsI along with my wife was at her friend's wedding in Mumbai I had just come back on leave from Congo for a week and for most of my wife's friends I was an enigma or in desi terms a fauji an armywallah Her friends most of them from the business community had never ever interacted with an army officer before So predictably they were excited In their exuberance one of the innocent ones asked me a simple uestion How many Indian soldiers are there in Congo as part of the Peacekeepin


  5. Shashishekhar Kashyap Shashishekhar Kashyap says:

    ePUB Raghu Karnad É Farthest Field PDF/EPUB Ü É farthest free, field mobile, Farthest Field KindleThis one book fills a lot of gaps in bringing out the hidden history about the forgotten battles of the world war 2 Amazingly researched and poignantly written this book is going to be a milestone for years to come This also seeds opportunities for writers and researchers to dig out stories and facts from the war and bring out books TV shows web content in the genre of pop history and non fiction given the current penchant for a clearer and non agenda driven history of IndiaThat said there are some shortcomings in the book especially considering its classification as History The book's organization reminded me of typical Bollywood movies in which the


  6. Mary Anne Mary Anne says:

    ePUB Raghu Karnad É Farthest Field PDF/EPUB Ü É farthest free, field mobile, Farthest Field KindleI won a free copy through a GoodReads giveawayFrankly I may not have been in the right mental space for this book but I couldn't get motivated to finish itIt's an interesting moment in time and an under represented perspective talking about WW2 from the point of view of Indian nationals serving on behalf of the Allies even while the tide of nationalism is pushing against the Britis


  7. Manish Manish says:

    ePUB Raghu Karnad É Farthest Field PDF/EPUB Ü É farthest free, field mobile, Farthest Field KindleFor most of us the early 1940s was a period during which our nationalist movement peaked with the uit India resolution being passed and the Raj beginning to to crack The lesser known fact was that this was also a period when close to 2 million men chose 'loyalty' over 'patriotism' and enrolled in the British Indian Army and fought in campaigns around the globe and also played a sterling role in defending mainland India Sadly they are hardly remembered today and the much smaller Indian National Army of Bose is what remains in public imagination Three sepia tinted photographs adorn the cover of the Farthest Field According to Karnad;s own admission while these were known to be those of his grand father his grand uncle and their brother in


  8. Divya Divya says:

    ePUB Raghu Karnad É Farthest Field PDF/EPUB Ü É farthest free, field mobile, Farthest Field KindleI did not know the Indian Army had participated in almost every theater of the Second world War Their stories aren't widely known and this book tries to shine a bright light on that hidden and forgotten corner of Indian history I was tempted to give this book 3 stars; while each chapter is penned evocatively th


  9. Pam Walter Pam Walter says:

    ePUB Raghu Karnad É Farthest Field PDF/EPUB Ü É farthest free, field mobile, Farthest Field KindleDifficult assuming prior knowledge of Indian politics and history I noticed the people who have given this book 4 and 5 star ratings are all Indian I wanted to like it and could have been very good I was very interested in the subject matter


  10. Alexandra Alexandra says:

    ePUB Raghu Karnad É Farthest Field PDF/EPUB Ü É farthest free, field mobile, Farthest Field KindleVery dry lack of emotional storytelling Felt like of reporting a timeline this didn't connect with the characters at all


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