The Princess of Kapurthala

Original Title: La princesa de Kapurthala

Author: Elisa Vázquez de Gey

This is the true fairytale of a young dancer who captivates an Indian Sultan. Anita Delgado was a flamenco dancer in Málaga when, in 1906, she was sighted by the Maharaja of Kapurthala. After a whirlwind courtship she became Princess Prem Kaur of Kapurthala, a title she maintined, despite her rocky relationship with the Maharaja, until her death in 1962. Taken from diaries, memoirs and personal correspondence, complete with original photographs, this narrative biography offers a fresh look at colonial India and late nineteenth century Europe.

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SPANISH | Planeta

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GERMANY | Piper Verlag
ENGLISH (India) | Hemkunt Press

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