Edition: Paperback
ISBN: 9780571247448
Published:
No of pages: 256

Om

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In Om Geoffrey Moorhouse records his travels across South India in 1992, from the places of worship he visited to the wide range of people he met on his way - the pilgrims and supplicants, agnostics and holy men and women, politicians and the last survivor of the pre-Independence princes. An honest and unflinching account of a deeply personal spiritual quest, Om also brilliantly evokes the frustrations and delights of India.

‘A remarkable book ... Humble and sensitive, with a complete lack of pretension, Om is both a lesson in how to write about a foreign culture and an inspiration to read.’ Independent

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Categorised as: Non-fiction
Sub-categories: Travel
Places: India
Genres & Themes: Faber Finds; Exploration; Travelogue; Empire; Civilisations

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