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The Elephant God - Gordon Casserly

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Published: 1st August 2006
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The letters, sahib, said the post orderly, blocking up the doorway of the bungalow. Kevin Dermot put down his book as the speaker, a Punjaubi Mohammedan in white undress, slipped off his loose native shoes and entered the room barefoot, as is the custom in India. "For this one a receipt is needed," continued the sepoy, holding out a long official nvelope registered and insured and addressed, like all the others, to "The Officer Commanding, Ranga Duar, Eastern Bengal." Major Dermot signed the receipt and handed it to the man. As he did so the scream of an elephant in pain came to his ears. "What is that?" he asked the post orderly. "It is the mahout, Chand Khan, beating his hathi (elephant), sahib," replied the sepoy looking out.

ISBN: 9781421820293
ISBN-10: 1421820293
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 324
Published: 1st August 2006
Publisher: 1st World Library
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.54