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Post by jaynar » Fri September 2nd, 2011, 4:23 pm

Hi, I'm Jay . I'm very glad to have found you all :o . I read (so far) mostly Georgette heyer, M M Kaye etc.
As an indian I would be interested in discussing some of M M Kaye's work from an Indian perspective.

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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Fri September 2nd, 2011, 5:08 pm

Hi Jaynar! Good to have another perspective on M.M. Kaye's India novels. Just dig up the old threads, Shadow of the Moon is here. And there's an M.M. Kaye thread around too, try under country/continent/India.

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Post by LoobyG » Fri September 2nd, 2011, 5:19 pm

Hello and welcome! :)

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Post by Misfit » Fri September 2nd, 2011, 6:06 pm

Hi Jay and welcome. I love MM Kaye and would like to discuss her work (and others) from your perspective. Lucky for us you found us.
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Post by Vanessa » Fri September 2nd, 2011, 6:08 pm

Welcome, Jaynar! I hope you enjoy it here.
currently reading: My Books on Goodreads

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Post by Carla » Fri September 2nd, 2011, 7:52 pm

Hello and welcome!
PATHS OF EXILE - love, war, honour and betrayal in Anglo-Saxon Northumbria
Editor's Choice, Historical Novels Review, August 2009
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Post by boswellbaxter » Fri September 2nd, 2011, 7:53 pm

Welcome, Jay!
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Post by donroc » Fri September 2nd, 2011, 8:24 pm

Welcome and enjoy, Jay.

Bodo the Apostate, a novel set during the reign of Louis the Pious and end of the Carolingian Empire.

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Post by LoveHistory » Fri September 2nd, 2011, 11:42 pm

Welcome, Jay! I'm looking forward to reading more M.M. Kaye. So far I've read and enjoyed Trade Wind.

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Post by Ash » Sat September 3rd, 2011, 2:48 am

[quote=""jaynar""]Hi, I'm Jay . I'm very glad to have found you all :o . I read (so far) mostly Georgette heyer, M M Kaye etc.
As an indian I would be interested in discussing some of M M Kaye's work from an Indian perspective.[/quote]

Jay, Far Pavillions is on my list as one of the top books I've ever read. If you promise not to ruin it for me :) , I'd love to discuss it with you!

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