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Amah & the Silk-Winged Pigeons

Winner, Historical Fiction,15th annual Best Book Awards, 2018 

 

One of twenty recommended Commonwealth books by the 2018 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction

2018 Eric Hoffer Awards: Grand Prize Short List; Honorable Mention for General Fiction; Montaigne Medal Finalist; First Horizon Award Finalist

 

2018 International Book Awards Finalist

2017 Sarton Women's Book Awards Finalist

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AMAH AND THE SILK-WINGED PIGEONS

“...the single most important, well-known, and violent episode of the nineteenth-century Anglo-Indian relationship: the Great Mutiny of 1857…”

“...the single most important, well-known, and violent episode of the nineteenth-century Anglo-Indian relationship: the Great Mutiny of 1857…”

- Edward Said, literary critic and political activist

REVIEWS

- Midwest Book Review 

"A superbly crafted historical novel with impressive attention to a detailed accuracy of events, Amah and the Silk-Winged Pigeons is an extraordinarily entertaining read from cover to cover, revealing novelist Jocelyn Cullity as having a genuine flair for narrative driven storytelling. A truly memorable read, Amah and the Silk-Winged Pigeons is an especially recommended addition to community library collections. It should be noted for personal reading lists that Amah and the Silk-Winged Pigeons is also available in a digital book format (Kindle, $9.89)."