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Wicked Women Of The Raj
Author: Coralie Younger

Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers
ISBN: 81-7223-454-6
Pages: 260
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Foreword. Introduction. The Princes. 1. Bamba Muller : Married Maharajah Duleep Singh of the Punjab, fifth king of Lahore. 2. Ada Douglas Wetherill : Married Maharajah Duleep Singh. 3. Florrie Bryan : Married Maharajah Rajendar Singh of Patiala. 4. Olive Monolescue : Married Ranbir Singh, Maharajah of Jind. 5. Anita Delgado : Married Maharajah Jagatjit Singh of Kapurthala. 6. Eugenie Grosupova : Married Maharajah Jagatjit Singh of Kapurthala. 7. Dolly Parnell : Married Prince Nasir Ali Khan of Rampur. 8. Elsie Thompson : Married Gopal Narain Singh , Maharajah of Tikari. 9. Molly Fink : Married Martanda Bhairava Tondaiman, Rajah of Pudukkottai. 10. Morag Murray : Married Syed Abdullah of Koh Fort. 11. Nancy Miller : Married Maharajah Tukoji Rao Holkar of Indore. 12. Molly Elsip: Married Prince Ali Khan of Jaora. 13. Stella Mudge : Married Paramjit Singh, Maharajah of Kapurthala. 14. Marguerite Lawler : Married Yeshwant Rao Holkar, Maharajah of Indore. 15. Euphemia Crane : Married Yeshwant Rao Holkar, Maharajah of Indore. 16. Joan Falkiner : Married Nawab Taley Mohamed Khan of Palanpur. 17. Sandra McBryde : Married Hanwant Singh, Maharajah of Jodhpur. 18. Yvonne Martin : Married Nawabzada Mohamed Mubarak Abbasi of Bahawalpur. 19. Annabella Parker : Married Bhagwat Singh, Maharana of Udaipur. 20. Helen Simmons : Married Mukarram Jah Bahadur, Nizam of Hyderabad. References. "An unputdownable factual account of the Zenana world of the Rajas and Sultans of India, concentrating on the Firangi Bahus and Begums of this veiled world of myths and folklores. The book gives us the stories of twenty different European women who broke society's rules to marry the ‘heathen' Indian princes. Who were these women? Were they gold-diggers, or hopeless romantics hoping to enact their own Cinderella fairy-tale? Did they live happily ever after? Set against the backdrop of India's independence struggle, the book has a delicious and potent mix of flavours-the end of the British Raj and the downfall of the pompous and extravagant Indian aristocracy."