1300 36 33 32

PLAIN TALES FROM THE BRITISH EMPIRE gathers together Charles Allen's best loved books on the British experience across the Empire: PLAIN TALES FROM THE RAJ, TALES FROM THE SOUTH CHINA SEAS and TALES FROM THE DARK CONTINENT. These vivid stories and recollections give an evocative and unique glimpse into the lost days of the Empire across India, Africa and the territories fringing the South China Sea. 'A hugely valuable record of colonial life in India, Africa and the Far East -- intimate, vivid and immensely enjoyable' Antonia Fraser

Buy Plain Tales from the British Empire book by Charles Allen from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780349119205
ISBN-10: 0349119201
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 136mm x 38mm)
Pages: 816
Imprint: Abacus
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 24-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Plain Tales from the British Empire book by Charles Allen and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Charles Allen

Charles Allen is one of the most celebrated travel writers and historians of his generation.

Books By Author Charles Allen

Prisoner of Kathmandu by Charles Allen

The Prisoner of Kathmandu

Hardback, September 2015
Mountain in Tibet by Charles Allen

A Mountain in Tibet

Paperback, January 2013
Ashoka by Charles Allen


Paperback, January 2013