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Mr. Isaacs A Tale of Modern India

By: F. Marion Crawford
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Mr. Isaacs" is a singular written by using F. Marion Crawford, an American creator known for his diverse frame of work. The novel is a romantic and adventure-filled narrative set towards the backdrop of late nineteenth-century British India. The tale revolves across the titular individual, Abelard Isaacs, a younger and fascinating Englishman who embarks on a journey to India. Upon his arrival, he turns into entangled in a global of complicated relationships, both non-public and political. He forms a close bond with the enigmatic Prince Ram Lal, immersing himself in Indian tradition and society. The novel superbly captures the wealthy tapestry of Indian lifestyles and lifestyle, imparting readers a brilliant portrayal of the country's landscapes, traditions, and people. As Mr. Isaacs navigates the complexities of his relationships, he falls in love with Princess Lurline, a charming Indian noblewoman. The story delves into the challenges and conflicts springing up from their intercultural romance. Throughout the narrative, F. Marion Crawford explores issues of affection, identification, and cultural variety, imparting a nuanced perspective at the collision of distinct worlds. "Mr. Isaacs" is widely known for its lyrical prose, vivid descriptions, and the writer's deep appreciation for India's multifaceted society.

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F. Marion Crawford

Francis Marion Crawford was an American author who lived from August 2, 1854, to April 9, 1909. He was famous for his many books, especially those set in Italy, and his classic weird and fantastical stories. He was born on August 2, 1854, in Bagni di Lucca, which is in the Grand Duchy of Tuscany. He was the only child of American artist Thomas Crawford and his wife, Louisa Cutler Ward. His sister was the author Mary Crawford Fraser, also known as Mrs. Hugh Fraser, and his nephew was the American artist Julia Ward Howe. After his dad died in 1857, his mom got married again to Luther Terry. They had a daughter together, Margaret Ward Terry, who later married Winthrop Astor Chanler and was Crawford's half-sister. He went to school at St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire, Cambridge University, the University of Heidelberg, and finally the University of Rome. He went to India in 1879 to study Sanskrit and was the editor of The Indian Herald in Allahabad. When he got back to the United States in February 1881, he continued to study Sanskrit at Harvard University for another year. During that time, he also wrote for a number of magazines, mostly The Critic, for two years. Early in 1882, he became close friends with Isabella Stewart Gardner, a friend he would keep for life.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 182 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9359951218
  • ISBN-13: 9789359951218
  • Item Weight: 273 g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 10.3mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Art / History / Romanticism