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.
- 255 pages
- Om: An Indian Pilgrimage
- Geoffrey Moorhouse
- 04 June 2019 Geoffrey Moorhouse