Ep. 337: Feat. Author & Journalist Moupia Basu

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On this week's episode Cyrus is joined by Moupia Basu, author of 'The Queen's Last Salute'. Cyrus and Moupia talk about:

  • Why she chose to write a book about the Rani of Jhansee
  • Falling in love with Orccha
  • The objectives of the 1857 mutiny
  • What drove Laxmibai to become a warrior
  • Historical fiction in Bollywood
  • The diversity of Indian history

You can buy 'The Queen's Last Salute' here: https://amzn.to/2Rv43D9 or at your nearest bookstore.

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