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Across seven seas and thirteen rivers

Across seven seas and thirteen rivers

life stories of pioneer Sylheti settlers in Britain

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Published by Eastside Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed.: THAP Books, 1987.

Statementedited by Caroline Adams ; foreword by Tassaduq Ahmed ; drawings by Dan Jones.
ContributionsAdams, Caroline, 1949-
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii,230p. :
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18298009M
ISBN 100906698227
OCLC/WorldCa263556599

  On his journey, the king thinks only of his dear Suorani and does his best to get all the things she had asked for – “voyaging for another six months on seven oceans and thirteen rivers the king with his seven ships reached homeland with the queen’s ruby bangles, golden anklets, pearl necklace and her much cherished sari” (25).   Brick Lane by Monica Ali She looked across the fields, glittering green and gold in the brief evening light. 'Once there was prince who lived in far off land seven seas and thirteen rivers.

Across Seven Seas and Thirteen Rivers: Life Stories of Pioneer Sylhetti Settlers in Britain () is divided into two main sections – the first provided a history of Sylhet, the lascars‟ journeys between the 3 With the partition of British India in those arriving before came from the . I shall take my friend Ashu with me. We shall sail merrily across the seven seas and the thirteen rivers of fairyland. We shall set sail in the early morning light. When at noontide you are bathing at the pond, we shall be in the land of a strange king. We shall pass the ford of Tirpurni, and leave behind us the desert of .

book i. book ii. an account of the world and the elements. book iii. an account of countries, nations, seas, towns, havens, mountains, rivers, distances, and peoples who now exist or formerly existed.   Built ships to conquer the seven seas, Erected the Cotton Empire, Flung railroads across a hemisphere, Disemboweled the earth’s iron and coal, Tunneled the mountains and bridged rivers, Harvested the grain and hewed forests, Sentineled the Thirteen Colonies, Unfurled Old Glory at the North Pole, Fought a hundred battles for the republic.”.


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