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2 edition of mountain of light found in the catalog.

mountain of light

Austin Coates

mountain of light

the story of the Hongkong Electric Company.

by Austin Coates

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • HongKong Electric Company.

  • ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13730733M

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The setting of Balu's 'Mountain of Light' restaraunt is very well drawn, with mouth watering food and the everyday happenings to the folk that visit being the main part of the story.

Sarah's meeting with Josef and his re-telling of his lost love during the war is beautifully portrayed and makes Sarah reflect on her This was a really good read/5. It is the “Mountain of Light”—the Kohinoor diamond—and its facets reflect a sweeping story of love, adventure, conquest, and betrayal.

Its origins are the stuff of myth, but for centuries this spectacular gem changes hands from one ruler to another in India, Persia, and : Atria Books. Needless to say, the Koh-I-Noor ("the mountain of light"), that most famous of diamonds, also features in the story.

I find the Flashman books mighty interesting and entertaining. They provide an odd combination of fiction and facts, of serious background research and coarse humour, of adventures on the battlefield and between the sheets/5(). The British governor general orders that the mountain of Light be secreted out of India in and the teenage king Dalip Singh follows the diamond to London to.

Flashman and the Angel of the Lord   Flashman and the Mountain of Light is a novel by George MacDonald Fraser. It is the ninth of the Flashman novels. 1 Plot introductionAuthor: George MacDonald Fraser. Mountain of Light. K likes. Mountain of Light is a non-profit organisation founded by Yusuf Islam / Cat Stevens in 5/5(10).

Mountain of Light as a historical novel includes so many characters and covers such a long period of time. Consequently, it reads more like a non fiction history text book. All of the historical facts seem crammed in and the characters in this novel do not seem as 4/5(40).

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The Mountain of Light. By Indu Sundaresan. From the same author who revealed little known but fascinating stories of the lives of Jahangir, Shah Jahan, Nur Jahan and Mumtaz, through the Taj Mahal trilogy, we now have “The Mountain of Light”, an equally fascinating story built around the biggest diamond on earth, the Kohinoor.

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OrMissing: mountain of light. The Mountain of Light is a magnificent story of loss and recovery, sweeping change and enduring truth, wrapped around the glowing heart of one of the world’s most famous diamonds. About the Author Indu Sundaresan was born in India and came to the US for graduate school at the University of Delaware.

About the Book: As empires rose and fell and mighty kings jostled for power, its glittering radiance never dimmed. It is the “Mountain of Light”—the Kohinoor diamond—and its facets reflect a sweeping story of love, adventure, conquest and betrayal.

It is the "Mountain of Light"-the Kohinoor diamond-and its facets reflect a sweeping story of love, adventure, conquest, and betrayal. Its origins are the stuff of myth, but for centuries this spectacular gem changes hands from one ruler to another in India, Persia, and Afghanistan/5(2).

The Mountain Of Light () About book: Koh-I-Noor: So many were and remain enamoured by this ising detail, pictorial language, excellent period tale sweeps from to with a revolving set of players: English, Afghani, Indian, each of whom harbours and then passes on the mythical diamond, the Koh-I-Noor.

Each player’s voice is distinct and appears true. Books; Mountain of Light; Mountain of Light There is only one argument for letting the Kohinoor remain where it doesn’t belong, in the Tower of London: it is a shining example of colonial loot.

Written by Shashi Tharoor | Published: January 7, am Indeed, the fabled diamond provides an effective lens through which to describe a. The Paperback of the Flashman and the Mountain of Light by George MacDonald Fraser at Barnes & Noble.

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"On one level, Indu Sundaresan's novel Mountain of Light is a fascinating tale about a mythical jewel, filled with adventure and romance, that draws the [listener] in. But on a deeper level, it is a keen and heart-rending examination of the costs of colonialism.

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