Sunday, September 17, 2017

Book Review: 'Victoria and Abdul' by Shrabani Basu

BOOK REVIEW: 'Victoria and Abdul: The True Story of the Queen's Closest Confidant'

VICTORIA AND ABDUL: THE TRUE STORY OF THE QUEEN'S CLOSEST CONFIDANT By Shrabani Basu Vintage, $16, 352 pages Munshi is not a word usually associated with Queen Victoria, who reigned over England for 64 years and was the epitome of formality and dignity, yet her "munshi," an Indian equerry who was her teacher and tutor, was…

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