+612 9045 4394
The Road to Puthukkad - The birth of a Tea Estate in South India - Gordon Alexander

The Road to Puthukkad - The birth of a Tea Estate in South India

Sorry, the eBook that you are looking for is not available right now.

We did a search for other eBooks with a similar title, however there were no matches. You can try selecting from a similar category, click on the author's name, or use the search box above to find your eBook.

Other Available Formats (Hide)

  • Paperback View Product Published: 18th December 2013
    Ships: 15 business days
    15 business days

The Road to Puthukkad is a story of adventure, human endeavour, romance and murder.

In late 19th century Southern India, the heavy jungle of the Western Ghats mountain range is buffeted by two monsoons. It was home to wild elephants, panthers, poisonous snakes and a small number of aboriginals. It is here that Colin Moore, second son of English gentry with no prospects in his homeland, decides his future lies in growing tea. There was an increasing demand for tea in Europe and it was now known to grow well in South India. With his labour supplier, Nakkan Maistry, and his cook and translator, Thomas, he treks into the mountains to build the estate he will call Puthukkad [Tamil for New Fields]. Together they face innumerable challenges as they battle the elements, elephants, malaria and racial conflicts.

ISBN: 9781460231074
ISBN-10: 1460231074
Format: PDF
Language: English
Published: 18th December 2013
Edition Number: 1