Mistaken... : Annie Besant in India, Paperback / softback Book

Mistaken... : Annie Besant in India Paperback / softback

Edited by Cheryl Robson

Description

Explores the incredible story of Annie Besant's relationship with India and the boy who went on to become one of India's greatest teachers and thinkers - Krishnamurti. 1916: India is simmering with discontent against the Raj.

Enter English proto-feminist Annie Besant, notorious at home for the match-girls' strike, political, charismatic.

In India she finds a new family and a new cause. Gandhi hails her as the leader of the Congress Party after she courts imprisonment for promoting Indian Home Rule.

She admires him - but can rulers ever befriend the ruled?Can Annie's great love affair with India last? ... or is she mistaken in her beliefs, politics and adoptions?

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 92 pages
  • Publisher: Aurora Metro Publications
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Plays, playscripts
  • ISBN: 9780955156694

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