The Siege of Krishnapur Summary
J. G. Farrell

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The Siege of Krishnapur Summary

The novel begins in the weeks just prior to the uprising and massacre at Captainganj and the siege of the British community of Krishnapur. It is 1857, and British rule in India is coming under attack because of the use of Ensign rifles that go against religious beliefs. In Calcutta, life goes on as usual, with various amusements for members of the upper class. George Fleury and his sister arrive from England...

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