Books you ought to read before you travel to India. Sets you up for what you can expect when you travel here. :)

10 books on India to read before you travel

"Adventures do occur, but not punctually." ~  E.M. Forster, A Passage to India (Patrick Latimer, cover illustration)

"Adventures do occur, but not punctually. Forster, A Passage to India (Patrick Latimer, cover illustration).

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A Passage to India E.M Forster The title of A Passage to India is a reference to a poem by Walt Whitman, “A Passage to India”.

Time-Diana, Princess of Wales:  1985-Princess Anne, Princess of Wales, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother attend the premiere of the film A Passage to India

Happy Birthday, Princess Diana: 50 Rare Images of an Icon - Photo Essays

Princess Anne, Diana and the Queen Mother attend an opening of a Passage to India. Photo by Time Magazine

"A PASSAGE TO INDIA" (1984) Director: David Lean.Cultural mistrust and false accusations doom a friendship in British colonial India between an Indian doctor, an Englishwoman engaged to marry a city magistrate, and an English educator.Stars: Judy Davis, Victor Banerjee and Peggy Ashcroft

A Passage to India (1984)

A Passage to India 1984 - Cultural mistrust and false accusations doom a friendship in British colonial India between an Indian doctor, an Englishwoman engaged to marry a city magistrate, and an English educator.

Directed by David Lean.  With Judy Davis, Victor Banerjee, Peggy Ashcroft, James Fox. Cultural mistrust and false accusations doom a friendship in British colonial India between an Indian doctor, an Englishwoman engaged to marry a city magistrate, and an English educator.

A Passage to India (1984)

A Passage to India Cultural mistrust and false accusations doom a friendship in British colonial India between an Indian doctor, an Englishwoman engaged to marry a city magistrate, and an English educator.

A Passage to India (Penguin Modern Classics). E. M. Forster. Penguin, 1970 (originally publlished 1924).

A Passage to India (Penguin Modern Classics). Penguin, 1970 (originally publlished A group of English visitors want to see the “real” India, and in Dr.

Drs. Sumathi and Apparao Mukkamala have taken many orphaned girls out of the slums and streets and into a brighter future through the Chinmaya Vijaya Orphanage. https://apparaomukkamalaflint.wordpress.com/2017/08/30/a-passage-to-india-us-based-radiologist-gives-back-to-the-orphans-of-his-native-land/

A passage to India: US-based radiologist gives back to the orphans of his native land

Drs. Sumathi and Apparao Mukkamala have taken many orphaned girls out of the slums and streets and into a brighter future through the Chinmaya Vijaya Orphanage. https://apparaomukkamalaflint.wordpress.com/2017/08/30/a-passage-to-india-us-based-radiologist-gives-back-to-the-orphans-of-his-native-land/

(1984) - Peggy Ashcroft [A Passage to India]

Peggy Ashcroft she won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar at the age of 77 years and 93 days for Passage to India - Hollywood's Oldest Oscar Winners

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