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A wondrous tale of India

The best-selling story of a rollicking French adventurer during the Sepoy Mutiny captures one of the many ideas of India in an English translation 149 years after it was first published

A wondrous tale of India

ONCEUPONATIMEININDIA:THEMARVELLOUSADVENTURESOFCAPTAINCORCORAN Author:AlfredAssollant Translator:SamMiller Publisher:Juggernaut Price:Rs299 Pages:231 Rarelydoesonecomeacrossabookthestoryofwhichisasfascinatingasthebookitself.OnceUponaTimeinIndia:TheMarvellousAdventuresofCaptainCorcoranisonesuchnovel. Therollercoasteradventure,featuringadaringanddashingyoungFrenchmannamedCaptainCorcoranandhisbestfriend,anextremelyintelligentandloyal,ifsomewhatcapricious,tigresscalledLouison,issetincentralIndiainthe ...