Confessions of a Thug (Oxford World's Classics)
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:10/15/1998 - Oxford Univ Pr (T)
By: Meadows Taylor, Philip Meadows Taylor, Patrick Brantlinger
Philip Meadows Taylor's Confessions of a Thug is one of the most influential works ever written about India and one of the bestselling novels of the nineteenth century. In the course of a confession to a white sahib, the imprisoned Ameer Ali recounts his life as a member of the Thuggee, a secret religion cult practicing ritual mass murder and robbery. Featuring a map, a glossary, and a critical introduction, Oxford's is the only available edition of this important work.