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The white rajah

Nicholas Monsarrat

The white rajah

by Nicholas Monsarrat

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Published by W. Sloane Associates in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

A novel.

StatementNicholas Monsarrat.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.M7573 Wh, PR6025.O36 Wh
The Physical Object
Pagination404 p. :
Number of Pages404
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5826062M
LC Control Number61013543
OCLC/WorldCa291847

  The Borneo Post reported that The White Rajah is set to begin shooting this week and will reportedly be shot entirely in Sarawak.. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Rhys Meyers - who starred as King Henry VIII in The Tudors as well as having appeared in Mission: Impossible III and The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones - will also perform parts of the movie in Malay, Dayak, and Arabic, as.   Brooke invited Wallace to explore the Malay Archipelago—and in Wallace’s classic book of that title, he writes that the Rajah “held Sarawak solely by the goodwill of the inhabitants. Rajah.

  Read "The White Rajah" by Nicholas Monsarrat available from Rakuten Kobo. The breathtaking island of Makassang, in the Java Sea, is the setting for /5. I’ve published a book The White Rajahs Myths Retold/ The Massacre of th Bau Hakkas. Bau is gold mining town half an hour’s drive from Kuching, Sarawak’s State Capitol. Sir James Brooke ordered his headhunting militia to elimate every Chinese Hakka gold miners and their families after they killed four white men It was the biggest ethnic.

  Lord Jim: The Life of Sir James Brooke, White Rajah of Sarawak by Ross Slotten May 7, Written by Ross Slotten. Explore More. Lord Jim: The Life of Sir James Brooke, White Rajah of Sarawak Ross Slotten. [email protected] Summary. In James Brooke sailed from England to the Far East in search of adventure. White Rajah. Written by Alexandru Constantin. A portrait of James Brook, which is currently displayed at the National Gallery in London. Share this: Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window).


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The book tells the life story of Sir James Brooke, the British-born rajah of the kingdom of Sarawak in Northern Borneo (today part of Malaysia). Brooke's life has been told many times and this retelling does not shed much new light to it, except for the unabashed recognition of the fact that, by all indications, Brooke was homosexual (probably 4/5(18).

The White Rajah book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A relief from the recent. The Nylon Pirates, this takes its story fr /5. "The White Rajah" is an engaging adventure book, it keeps you turning the page by a gripping tale of daring-do with a sprinkling of treachery, love and battle thrown in.

It's not until after you've finished that you realise that it was more than that and that actually you've learnt something; not just about British colonialism, but about the /5(20). "The White Rajah" is an engaging adventure book, it keeps you turning the page by a gripping tale of daring-do with a sprinkling of treachery, love and battle thrown in.

It's not until after you've finished that you realise that it was more than that and that actually you've learnt something; not just about British colonialism, but about the /5(30). James Brook, the White Rajah, is a historical figure. Much of what is in the book is true, though Williams' interpretation of Brook's gay relationship with the narrator is his own story.

The result is an interesting account of a rather unsug fellow, Brook, whose fictional love /5. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The White Rajah by Tom Williams at Barnes & Noble.

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Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt 3/5(2). White Rajah: A Dynastic Intrigue by Cassandra Pybus. Pybus, an Australian historian and writer published this book in She is the professor of history a the University of Sydney.

The End of the Brooke Raj in Sarawak by Colin Crisswell. Crisswell wrote about how the White Rajahs’ rule came to an end in Sarawak and the events leading up. The White Rajah by Monsarrat, Nicholas and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the White Rajah: A Biography of Sir James Brooke by Nigel Barley at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Little, Brown Book Group. InJames Brooke left England for Southeast Asia.

By he had founded the dynasty that was to become known as the White Rajahs of Sarawak. In Charles Brooke left England seeking to establish a chain of trading posts throughout Southeast Asia. Instead, he met and undertook missions for the powerful Sultan of Brunei, successfully pursuing and driving out pirates and rebel forces.

The White Rajah. Written by Tom Williams Review by Alan Cassady-Bishop. James Brooke, late of the East India Company, was an adventurer in its truest sense. Inhe purchased a schooner and sailed to Sarawak in Borneo. Book Cover Image (jpg): The White Rajah. eBook The White Rajah.

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Product Category: Books. Binding: Paperback. Condition: Good. List Price (MSRP): About Turning Seller Rating: % positive. Since young, the White Rajah had always been Ririya’s pride. It was to the point that her father, the White Rajah, was the greatest person alive in her heart. “Follow our initial plan.

The four of you restrain the Tyrian Rhino King. As for the White Rajah, I’ll deal with him myself!”. In this book, "The White Rajah", the author bases the characters and plot-line on one of the most fascinating real-life adventurers of the 19th century, James Brooke.

InBrooke bought a ship and sailed out to the Malay Archipelago, where by helping to crush a rebellion, he became governor of Sarawak, a province on Borneo/5(13).

The breathtaking island of Makassang, in the Java Sea, is the setting for this tremendous historical novel. Piracy, plundering and barbarism are rife.

The ageing Rajah, threatened by rebellion, enlists the help of Richard Marriott - baronet's son-turned-buccaneer, but Richard falls for the Rajah's daughter. White Rajah: A Biography of Sir James Brooke by Barley, Dr Nigel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The White Rajah was the first book I wrote.

Naturally, it has always been my darling – first-borns are like that. But, as with most first novels, it’s unlikely that it’s my best work.

This has always worried me. Although The White Rajah was originally conceived of as a stand-alone novel. The White Rajah ; Table of Contents ; BOOK ONE The Heir: ; BOOK TWO The Pirate: ; BOOK THREE The White Rajah: Responsibility: Nicholas Monsarrat. More information: Cover image; Abstract: The breathtaking island of Makassang, in the Java Sea, is the setting for this tremendous historical novel.

It is a place both splendid and. The White Rajahs, as they became known, had the power of life and death over their subjects, not to mention their own constabulary, flag and postage stamps.

Anthony, too, would go on to govern. Get this from a library! White rajah. [Nigel Barley] -- An "eminent" Victorian, Sir James Brooke's career began in when he made war on a party of Dayaks in Brunei and eventually found himself ruling an area the size of England.

This historical.Sir James Brooke was an extraordinary 'eminent' Victorian, whose life was the stuff of curious career began in when he was caught up in a war in Brunei which had started because a party of local Dayaks had refused to furl their umbrellas in the presence of the Sultan.

Brooke was an opportunist who, with the Sultan's backing, made war on the Dayaks tribespeople and eventually 5/5(1).The White Rajah is a fun read, if you can turn off any sensitivities you have developed on issues of race and, still more, sex.

If you are left wondering about the historical White Rajahs--the Brookes of Sarawak--we can only hope for a readable version of their story. The part of Monsarrat's work that deserves to be remembered remains the books /5(10).