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Michael Wood's A South Indian Journey is a brilliantly written travel narrative of personal and geographical exploration.

Inspired by a temple astrologer (who had accurately predicted his marriage and the birth of his two daughters), the writer and broadcaster Michael Wood travelled on a magical journey through south-east India. A South Indian Journey is a magical mixture of history and travelogue, and an unforgettable portrait of India - past, present and future.

'A wonderful introduction to the history and culture of the south, and a work of love' William Dalrymple

'A supremely well-informed and affectionate portrait of Tamil Nadu and its people...One of the most enlightening books on South India ever written' Rough Guide to India

Michael Wood was born and educated in Manchester. He was an open scholar in Modern History at Oriel College, Oxford, where he held a Bishop Fraser scholarship in Medieval History as a postgraduate. He has made a number of internationally successful tv series, including In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great, and four of his books have been UK non-

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Michael Wood, journalist, broadcaster and film-maker, has been acclaimed for his hugely popular BBC television series and the accompanying books: In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great and Conquistadors; the latest is India: a Journey in History.

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