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  1. This is the (true) story of spanish dancer Anita Delgado, a renowned beauty, who is courted by and marries the Raja of Kapurthala at the age of 18 in 1908. The couple is celebrated by the Spanish and French press at a time when everything exotic was the rave. She also travels to India with him, where she has a true culture shock, realising tha she shares her husband with a large family(I read the German translation of the book). The book is well written and historically accurate and aditionally [...]

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