Bugles and a tiger

a volume of autobiography
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Viking Press , New York
Masters, John, -- 1914-1983 -- Homes and haunts -- India, Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography, British -- India -- History -- 20th century, Soldiers -- India -- Biography, India -- Armed Forces -- Biography, India -- History, Military -- 20th ce
StatementJohn Masters.
GenreBiography
The Physical Object
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Bugles and a Tiger book. Read 31 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. John Masters was a soldier before he became a bestselling noveli /5. BUGLES AND A TIGER is a matchless evocation of the British Army in India on the eve of the Second World War.

Still very much the army depicted by Kipling, it stands on the threshold of a war that will transform the world. This book is the first of three volumes /5(44). Bugles and a Tiger is the first book in the trilogy of the autobiography of John Masters, an Infantry Officer, who served with the British Indian Army in the Middle East.

The second and third books: The Road to Mandalay and The Pilgrim Son should be read in sequence. John Masters has a remarkable mastery of words and uses his skill to vividly Cited by: 2.

Bugles and a Tiger: A Volume of Autobiography by John Masters, Jacket by Bill English and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   BUGLES AND A TIGER is a matchless evocation of the British Army in India on the eve of the Second World War.

Still very much the army depicted by Kipling, it stands on the threshold of a war that will transform the world. This book is the first of three volumes of autobiography that touched a chord in the post-war world.

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Bugles and a Tiger (Echoes of War). Author:Masters, John. Book Binding:Paperback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World of. BUGLES AND A TIGER is a matchless evocation of the British Army in India on the eve of the Second World War. Still very much the army depicted by Kipling, it stands on the threshold of a war that will transform the world.

This book is the first of three volumes. BUGLES AND A TIGER. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. If any writer could persuade the American reading public to read a detailed record of five years as a very junior officer of the 2nd Battalion, 4th Prince of Wales's Own Gurkha Rifles, that one might well be John Masters.

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Bugles and a Tiger Top Notch. A great book covering the period from the mids to the beginning of WWII. Masters served with the Indian Army, specifically in a Gurkha regiment. He writes of his training at Sandhurst, his "break-in period with a British regiment and his ultimate assignment to 5/5(2).

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These two autobiographical volumes from a former (British) Indian Army officer begin by capturing a lost world, that of the Raj in the years before World War II, in the grand imperial twilight (punishing Afghan tribes, downing gin, and shooting tigers), then move into the desperate war years that doomed the British Empire.

Masters’ account of fighting in Burma is an even-rawer version of. Bugles and a Tiger: a Volume of Autobiography by Masters, John. Viking,Hardcover. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy.

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Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t9w14hh1m Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library. BUGLES AND A TIGER is a matchless evocation of the British Army in India on the eve of the Second World War. Still very much the army depicted by Kipling, it stands on the threshold of a war that will transform the world.

This book is the first of three volumes of autobiography that touched a chord in the post-war world. /5(4). BUGLES AND A TIGER is a matchless evocation of the British Army in India on the eve of the Second World War.

Still very much the army depicted by Kipling, it stands on the threshold of a war that will transform the world. This book is the first of three volumes of autobiography that touched a chord in the post-war world. Category: India. Memoir of a Military Education: John Masters's Bugles and a Tiger In his foreword to Bugles and a Tiger (), the first volume of his autobiography, John Masters defines his book clearly: This is a factual story but not a history.

[ The] purpose is to tell the story of how a schoolboy became a professional soldier of the old Indian Army /5(9). BUGLES AND A TIGER is a matchless evocation of the British Army in India on the eve of the Second World War. Still very much the army depicted by Kipling, it stands on the threshold of a war that will transform the world.

This book is the first of three volumes /5(42). First Book Club Edition: The Viking Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Hardcover. Hardcover in dust jacket.

First printing of First edition. Book is in fine condition, crisp and clean with tight binding and sharp corners. Unclip. Beginning with the author's 18 months at Sandhurst, the book describes his return to India in to join the Gurkhas and his service with them until the outbreak of war A chronicle of adventure which recaptures the true flavour of life in British India, of vicious fighting on the North-west frontier and of the young officer's privilege in serving with the Gurkhas.

Bugles and a Tiger, details Masters's time at Sandhurst and service on India's northwest frontier on the eve of the Second World War. Road Past Mandalay deals mostly with the Burma campaign in the War, while Pilgrim Son chronicles his career as a writer.

Literary works and controversy over them Treatment of British rule in IndiaGenre: Historical fiction, Memoir. Bugles and a Tiger Top Notch Aug 9, by Sailor.

A great book covering the period from the mids to the beginning of WWII. Masters served with the Indian Army, specifically in a Gurkha regiment. He writes of his training at Sandhurst, his "break-in period with a British regiment and his ultimate assignment to his Gurkha regiment.5/5(2).

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The author does, briefly, mention the independence movement in India at that time in the run-up to World War II, but the impression I get is that it barely impinged on /5.The Book of War; Page 58; JOHN MASTERS Bugles aud a Tiger. John Masters, who was to become one of Britain’s most successful novelists of adventure after the Second World War, came from a family with a long tradition of service to Britain’s empire in India.

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