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Penelope Betjeman, wife of the Poet Laureate, had a lifelong passion for India. It began when she was a girl in the 1920s, daughter of the Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army, and did not end until her death on a Himalayan mountain in 1986. The year before Penelope Betjeman died, she took her granddaughter on an expedition to India. Six years later, Imogen Lycett Green rPenelope Betjeman, wife of the Poet Laureate, had a lifelong passion for India. It began when she was a girl in the 1920s, daughter of the Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army, and did not end until her death on a Himalayan mountain in 1986. The year before Penelope Betjeman died, she took her granddaughter on an expedition to India. Six years later, Imogen Lycett Green returned to India to retrace that journey. The book starts with her three-day trek in the mountains to lay a memorial stone at the place of her grandmother's death in the Kulu Valley. It moves on to Green's dining with the German cultural attache in Delhi, travelling past the mosaic-filled palaces of Datia and Gwalior, and visiting the Goodwill Children's Village in the Palni Hills....

Title : Grandmother's Footsteps: A Journey In Search Of Penelope Betjeman
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ISBN : 9780330343947
Format Type : Unknown Binding
Number of Pages : 360 Pages
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Grandmother's Footsteps: A Journey In Search Of Penelope Betjeman Reviews

  • Shonna Froebel
    2018-10-05 06:41

    Read slowly and enjoyed.Learned a lot about India.