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SILK AND STEEL. by  Stephen Alter - First Edition - )1980) - from, IOBA and


by Alter, Stephen

Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket./like

New York:: Farrar, Straus & Giroux,, )1980). Very near fine in a like dustjacket.. First printing. Novel set in India two hundred years ago at a time when the traditional Mogul rulers were beginning to give way to the British empire-builders. Muslims and Sikhs warred among themselves, adventurers fought for whoever would pay them - and they all fought the British. The author was born and raised in India and was living there at the time this book was published. Glossary. 327 pp. Wraparound dust jacket art by Brian Knight.


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