Once a Prince of Sarila: Of Palaces and Tiger Hunts, of Nehrus and Mountbattens

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Princely India in the 1930s and 40s enjoyed a golden age which already seems immeasurably distant from the thriving, modern nation of today. These were halcyon days of bejewelled and eccentric Maharajas; life in marble palaces mirrored in lakes or in mighty stone fortresses on craggy hills; tiger hunts on elephant back and elephant hunts on horseback; and lavish house parties ringing with the sound of polo and music and laughter. As heir apparent to the central Indian kingdom of Sarila, Narendra Singh Sarila was born into ...

Once a Prince of Sarila: Of Palaces and Tiger Hunts, of Nehrus and Mountbattens 2008, I. B. Tauris & Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781845117078

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