By Allan Mallinson
In England, the hot executive is dealing with protests opposed to the makes an attempt of the Tory-dominated residence of Lords to thwart the passing of the Reform invoice. In India, kin are strained among the presidency of Madras and a few of the neighbouring princely states.
Having taken command of the motion in Bristol to revive order after one of many bloodiest and so much harmful riots within the nation's heritage, Lieutenant-Colonel Matthew Hervey is out of favour with the hot executive. yet then his outdated pal, Sir Eyre Somervile, deals him a lifeline. Somervile has persuaded the courtroom of administrators of the East India corporation to approve a rise within the Madras army institution. Hervey and the sixth gentle Dragoons are despatched to the princely kingdom of Coorg. The Rajah is in rebel opposed to the East India Company’s phrases and Hervey’s regiment is named upon to overwhelm the uprising. With the stakes raised by means of an unforeseen visitation from his prior, for Hervey the query is whether or not he and his males gets out of this brutal struggle unscathed?
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