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Mrs. Howard Kingscote: The Brahmarakshas And The Hair

Language:
English
Genres:
Childrens Fiction, Historical

Lucas Cleeve was the pseudonym of Adeline Georgiana Isabel Kingscote (1868–1908), who was a novelist born in England, the author of over sixty works including The Woman Who Wouldn't in 1895.Recorded in Who's Who as a traveller and linguist, she compiled a book of Indian folklore, Tales of the Sun, or, Folklore of Southern India, and a work entitled The English Baby in India and How to Rear it. However she was best known as a novelist. "The Brahmarakshas and the Hair" is a short story by Mrs. Howard Kingscote. The plot follows a miser and greedy landlord, who owned few villages. He was rich, but governed his lands poorly, so they ran impecunious. Eventually, the landlord himself started to lose his fortunes. One day, he met a Sanyasi, a solitary hermit, who was kind enough to share a sacred knowledge with the landlord.

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