|Boy of the Indian Frontier (1937) [Novel]|
by Wray Hunt
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Moti Ram, small son of a native officer in a Regiment of the Line, was brought up in barracks in the Punjab. He longed passionately for the day when he too would be a soldier and wear a long shining sword like his father. He had been accustomed from infancy to behold from afar off the majesty of the Colonel-Sahib and the other Englishmen, whom he regarded as strange beings, half god, half madmen. Few knew better than Moti Ram the minutest detail of the taboos, customs, and habits of the various castes with which he came in contact, which could be got over and how. In his zeal to do deeds worthy of a mighty Jarís son, he fell almost daily into trouble with his elders, survived their wrath and tried again
Original title: Moti Ram Bahadur
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Historical Fiction
Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Adventure