A Passage to England. out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 10 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — — $ Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover from $ /5(3). These Barbadians met, married, settled in London, and raised Londoner children. In John Western conducted a series of interviews with twelve such families--both parents and children. Their vivid words fill A Passage to England with insight, human, and, often, by: Nirad C. Chaudhuri was born in the East Bengal town of Kishorgani. One of the most distinguished writers that India has produced, he is a Fellow of the Royal Literay Society, and has been conferred a knighthood (the CBE) by the Queen of England as well as an honorary D. Litt. by Oxford University. A Passage to England is a very readable, carefully thought-through work. I couldn’t put it down! It is of interest beyond the specialties of geography and social science because it provides the material and addresses the issues of a topic of increasing importance to contemporary society, namely, multiculturalism-what it implies for the world today and for the world’s future.
When Indian writer Nirad Chaudhuri was invited by the BBC to visit England in to write some Overseas Service broadcasts for them, he had never been abroad. A convinced homebody, he set out at the age of fifty-seven to spend eight weeks in Europe, five of these in London. Despite the wry association of the title with Forster's classic on India, this reverse, of the man up from the. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. Get print book the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Go to Google Play Now» A Passage to England. Nirad C. Chaudhuri. St. Martin's Press, - Civilization, Occidental. A Passage To England Item Preview remove-circle A Passage To England : Print - Paper : Book : NE-DLI-TR Addeddate ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library dev4. plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review. Enter your e-mail address below to receive our monthly newsletter full of news, offers & voyage updates! Whether a Cargo ship has 1 or passengers onboard, it will still sail and use just as much fuel, making your journey almost completely 'carbon neutral'. Travelling on a cargo ship is a unique experience.
With a lifetime's immersion in English literature behind him, the author left India to discover "timeless England". This book is an idiosyncratic account of his stay. He also wrote "The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian" and "Continent of Circe", the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize winner. In a key passage, Martha explodes: 'An individual's loss of faith and a nation's loss of faith, aren't they much the same? Look what's happened to Old England. It stopped believing in things. This interesting book is divided into four parts, each part dealing with the author's experiences and observations in England and with its culture. Mr. Chaudhuri is a born writer. He makes delightful reading, always thought provoking. - THE TIMES, LONDON. Contents. Acknowledgements Plea for the Book PART I: THE ENGLISH SCENE CHAPTER I A World. The Guardian - Back to home. switch to the UK edition A Passage to Britain review – Who Do You Think You Are? for the empire 4 / 5 stars 4 out of 5 stars.