WHAT I’M READING
For your reading pleasure!
Here are a few recommendations from books I have recently read (and liked!)
Chasing the Monsoon by Alexander Frater
Those of you who have known me for a while know my fascination with India. I went there, on business, many years ago. We first went to Heimtex in Frankfurt, then on to Delhi. I was working in textile factories, staying with our supplier in his family’s house in Panipat, and then had time to stay and see the sites in Delhi. To say it was fascinating is SUCH an understatement!
I think it was about a year later that The Jewel in the Crown series of books came out, and I was hooked.
I’ve remained friends with our Indian supplier..he invited us over to his daughter’s wedding a few years ago but unfortunately we had to decline the invitation.
So, in lieu of a return trip, I read. This book was recommended by a friend who lived in many different countries and cities in the Far East and is also fascinated by India. May I present:
Alex Frater, an English travel writer and journalist, was born in the Far East and has […]