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Bhowani Junction

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The tensions and conflicts that accompanied the birth of modern India are grippingly evoked in John Masters' classic 'Bhowani Junction'. Set in the late 1940s and first published in 1954 in the wake of Partition, the novel has increased in stature over the years. 'Bhowani Junction', along with Masters' other Indian novels, now takes its place alongside E.M. Forster's 'A Passage to India' and the acclaimed works of such later writers as Paul Scott and Salman Rushdie.

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He organizes and controls the swift-moving, exciting narrative with the unobtrusive brilliance of a first-class military strategist. --Observer

Mr Masters s descriptions of the Indian scene are as highly coloured as ever and his narrative as exciting and dashing. --Evening Standard

Simply as gripping exotic tales, his books read splendidly still… but they deserve to be read also as a revelation to the young and a reminder to the old of a vanished world. --The Tablet

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John Masters was a general in the British Army and served on the North-West frontier.

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