Two Monsoons


with drawings by Bill Smith, pp. xvi, 240, 1 map, 26 line-drawings. London, Duckworth, 1976.



Before launching BACSA, Theon Wilkinson wrote a book in which he drew attention to the plight of the European cemeteries in India. His aim was to arouse interest in the problem, especially among ‘old India hands’, and thereby create a favourable groundswell of support for an association dedicated to restoring those cemeteries. The book’s title Two Monsoons reflected the fleeting life expectancy of the early Europeans in India and contains delightful cameos of their lives – and deaths.

It has never been out of print.

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Weight354 g
Dimensions215 × 140 × 17 mm