Charles Allen

Charles Allen

Charles AllenCharles Allen was born in India, where six generations of his family served under the British Raj. He established his reputation with his celebrated oral histories, broadcast on BBC Radio and published as Plain Tales from the Raj, Tales from the Dark Continent and Tales from the South China Seas. Among his other publications are: Soldier Sahibs: The Men Who Made the North-West Frontier, Kipling Sahib: India and the Making of Rudyard Kiping and Ashoka: The Search for India’s Lost Emperor.

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