Posts Tagged ‘sam miller’

Kohinoor: The Story of the World’s Most Infamous Diamond – William Dalrymple & Anita Anand ‘Kohinoor’ is a scintillating history of the world’s most famous diamond. Tracing the bloody history of this ‘cursed’ diamond, William Dalrymple and Anita Anand weave an engaging narrative dispelling the many myths that surround this...

‘And it’s you who, when surprised by two hundred Malay pirates near Singapore, with your seven soldiers, threw the pirates into the sea?’ ‘That’s me.’

Author and translator Sam Miller on Once Upon A Time In India, its historical parallels, and how Alfred Assollant viewed the British in India

Now for the first time in India