Fiction Books:

Hussein

Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Here are some other products you might consider...

Hussein

Format

Paperback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Hussein by Patrick O'Brian
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Description

HUSSEIN tells the story of a young mahout - or elephant handler - his childhood and life in India and his relationship and adventures with elephants. Patrick was in his early twenties when he wrote it. First published in 1938 Hussein: An Entertainment is a marvellously readable adventure story set in India. Reviewers in the United States were particularly enthusiastic: the New York Times compared Hussein favourably to Kipling's Kim, calling it 'a gorgeous entertainment'. Thomas Sugrue wrote in the New York Herald Tribune: 'The story of Hussein is a swift-moving, well-written account of events so fantastic that moonshine was certainly their mother.Hussein, in quest after his Sashiya, is a hero as alive and as human as Tom Jones seeking his Sophia.'

Author Biography

Patrick O'Brian is the author of the acclaimed Aubrey-Maturin series of historical novels. He is also the biographer of Picasso and Joseph Banks. He lives in SW France.
Release date NZ
April 17th, 2001
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
4 b/w illus
Imprint
HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Pages
320
Dimensions
129x198x18
ISBN-13
9780006513728
Product ID
1696239

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 174 Banana Points