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Mark Tully's India

This compilation of Mark Tully's acclaimed reports from India includes his specially recorded observations. Sir Mark Tully was the BBC's Foreign Correspondent in India from 1972 to 1994. He has become familiar to listeners around the world for his incisive and thought-provoking reports. On this special recording, he looks back at his career, which coincided with a remarkable period in Indian history.
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This compilation of Mark Tully's acclaimed reports from India includes his specially recorded observations.

Sir Mark Tully was the BBC's Foreign Correspondent in India from 1972 to 1994. He has become familiar to listeners around the world for his incisive and thought-provoking reports. On this special recording, he looks back at his career, which coincided with a remarkable period in Indian history.

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    Andy Westport, CT, United States 09-20-12
    Andy Westport, CT, United States 09-20-12 Member Since 2002
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    "less colorful than the dust jacket"

    Seemed like a random collection of recorded news stories and interviews....with no overriding theme. What I did like was hearing from India leaders in their own voices.

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    Craig A. Godeke Montreal, QC Canada 10-29-11
    Craig A. Godeke Montreal, QC Canada 10-29-11 Member Since 2010
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    "For Ears Only"

    I've been going through several books on India's history, and this stands out as a fresh slice of this history. It's great to hear the voices of India's recent past.

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  • Anthony
    Sydney, Australia
    4/21/13
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    "Wonderful insights and perspectives"

    Great insights from veteran BBC journalist Mark Tully. Born in Calcutta he brings sensitivity together with critique and analysis, asking questions about how India functions and why. Self-narrated with numerous excerpts from commentaries and recorded interviews of the time, this offers deep insights which would be of interest to any serious observer or visitor. Although published some time back (Audible - how about providing clear dates of publication?) it remains of great value.



    Tully has published numerous subsequent books - Audible should make the latest available - there will surely be many interested listeners as deserves tio be the case.



    (Audible how about a requests area for audiobooks?)

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Rogayah
    Reading, United Kingdom
    8/14/08
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    "Politics in India"

    Mark Tully's India is defintely for the listener. Radio interviews give us a slice of Indian history as it happen.

    Many events are seen from the perspective of interviews by Mark Tully eg. at the assasination of Indria Gandhi, the Bopal disaster or the storming of the Golden Temple at Amritsar. All these and many more events are covered by Sir Mark during his time as BBC correspondent in India. These events were landmarks in the history of modern India in the second half of the 20th Century. They affected the rest of the world and were movingly recounted through interviews; these eye witness accounts are the way history is remembered.

    As ever, Mark Tully's distintive voice adds colour, character and insight to the whole turbulent and colourful history of India in the second half of the 20th Century.

    This interesting, if not tragic, part of the story of the Indian sub-continent, is worth remebering when visiting the temples and palaces of India.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Naga
    London, United Kingdom
    12/14/13
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    "Great Book"
    Would you listen to Mark Tully's India again? Why?

    Positive. I will listen to this book again and again.


    What does Mark Tully bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

    Clearly the actual recordings of all Interviews in the book.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    Indira Gandhi Interview


    Any additional comments?

    I am a BIG fan of Mark Tully. So far I read all his books about India. In fact Mark Tully books are the only ones I have finished reading so far in my whole life. Most of the books I started reading, were dropped in the middle coz lack of interest in those. But when I read 'No Full Stops in India' (this is first book I read), I immediately bought all his books about India and read them all. After reading his books only I started reading other books. When I found Mark Tully's India in Audible, I know it will be good and I bought it.

    Exciting enough for me, Apart from his narration he used actual recordings of Interviews he conducted with some of the legends. I did not know till then Audio books can be thrilling too. In one sentence - The very first book I read in my life and the very first audio book I listed to in my life are Mark Tully's. And I am not gonna stop reading and listening.

    Thanks Mark. You are simply superb.

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