ISBN 9780140179651,The Heart of India

The Heart of India



Penguin India Publication

Publication Year 2000

ISBN 9780140179651

ISBN-10 0140179658

Paper Back

Number of Pages 256 Pages
Language (English)

Indian Writing

The stories in this book are set in Uttar Pradesh and talk about the different lives that are led there. There is a story about a wife who is distressed and visits a holy man. Shortly after the visit, she conceives. Could this be called a miracle? You will also read about a son who comes up with a plan to kill the man who murdered his father. There is a twist in the plot when the case is taken to court. All of these stories will bring about different emotions in the reader and give them an idea of the lives of people in India.

About Mark Tully

Mark Tully is the former Bureau Chief of BBC in New Delhi. He worked here for 30 years before he retired in July 1994. He has received many rewards and has written many books. Tully is a member of The Oriental Club and was made Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1985. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1992, and knighted in the New Year Honours 2002. He also received the Padma Bhushan in 2005