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552 Pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198854647

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Confessions of a Thug

Philip Meadows Taylor
Edited by Kim A. Wagner

Oxford World's Classics

  • This new edition is based on the original 3-volume first edition from 1839 published by Oxford University Press, which is now extremely rare
  • One of the most important novels of British India, and comparable to Rudyard Kipling's Kim (1901) and E.M. Forster's A Passage to India (1924)
  • Two original sources carefully transcribed as appendices further explore the Thuggee
  • Introduction, comprehensive annotation, select bibliography and chronology of the author