Om: An Indian Pilgrimage




      Om: An Indian Pilgrimage
An account of Geoffrey Moorhouse s three month journey through southern India, ranging from scenes of beauty to poverty stricken despair, from encounters with politicians and princes to faith healers and beggars. Best Download eBook Om: An Indian Pilgrimage author Geoffrey Moorhouse – heartforum.co.uk

Geoffrey Moorhouse, FRGS, FRSL, D.Litt, was an English journalist and author He was born Geoffrey Heald in Bolton and took his stepfather s surname He attended Bury Grammar School He began writing as a journalist on the Bolton Evening News At the age of 27, he joined the Manchester Guardian where he eventually became chief feature writer and combined writing book with journalism.Many of his books were largely based on his travels He was elected Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society in 1972, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1982, and received an honorary Doctor of Letters from the University of Warwick His book To The Frontier won the Thomas Cook Award for the best travel book of its year in 1984 He had recently concentrated on Tudor history, with The Pilgrimage of Grace and Great Harry s Navy He lived in a hill village in North Yorkshire In an interview given at the University of Tuebingen in 1999, he described his approach to his writing.All three of Moorhouse s marriages ended in divorce He had two sons and two daughters, one of whom died of cancer in 1981 He died aged 77 of a stroke on 26 November 2009 and is survived by both sons and one daughter.

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  • Paperback
  • 255 pages
  • Om: An Indian Pilgrimage
  • Geoffrey Moorhouse
  • English
  • 04 June 2019
  • 0340601914

10 thoughts on “ Om: An Indian Pilgrimage

  1. Daren says:

    I am a bit of a fan of Geoffrey Moorhouse, so I found this book a little disappointing I really enjoyed his The Fearful Void, which told of his travels through northern Africa, and I enjoyed his Apples in the Snow, about Uzbekistan I had hoped to enjoy equally this book which covers southern India.Somehow it just didn t capture me It had some interesting side stories of people he met in various places, but overall it was sort of dry reading Normally I can fight my way through that, and enjoy I am a bit of a fan of Geoffrey Moorhouse, so I found this book a little disappointing I really enjoyed his The Fearful Void, which told of his travels through northern Africa, and I enjoyed his Apples in the Snow, about Uzbekistan I had hoped to enjoy equally this book which covers southern India.Somehow it just didn t capture me It had some interesting side stories of people he met in various places, but overall it was sort of dry reading Normally I ca...

  2. Alison Smith says:

    Seasoned travel writer and official India fan, Moorhouse takes us from Kerala in the South, through Tamil Nadu in the East, as far as Madras He makes marvellous word pictures of saints, gurus, rajahs, holy men including Sai Baba and communists along the way Recommended.

  3. Georgia Roybal says:

    This wasa journal than anything else There was not too much reflection on the meaning of the experiences, simply a recounting I did learn a lot of new things, though.

  4. Roshana says:

    serious analysis of differently religous groups in India

  5. Angela Lewis says:

    The essence of Southern India with facts, history and the inevitable oddities The journey across Tamil lands I could almost smell, warming a fond glow for these unique lands

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