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Quirky History: The Swan Car of Nabha and Other Unusual Stories from History

 

Nominated | Book Awards 2021 | Writings for Young Adults

Quirky History: The Swan Car of Nabha and Other Unusual Stories from History

Full Title: Quirky History: The Swan Car of Nabha and Other Unusual Stories from History

Author: Mini Menon
Publisher: Harper Collins India

Award Category: Writings for Young Adults
About the Book: 

Eccentric maharajas and nawabs, bizarre believe it or not tales and hilarious twists and turns come together in this first book of the Quirky History series. From the Nizam who hid a priceless diamond in a shoe to the Swan Car of the Maharaja of Nabha to the Nawab of Junagadh who got his dog, Roshanara, married in brocades and pearls with over 700 guests in attendance and many more quirky, unusual stories.
'Get ready for history to pop right out of this book!'We need offbeat, quirky stories like the ones in this collection to make history come alive' - Ruskin Bond


About the Author: 

Mini Menon is an award-winning journalist and author. She is currently the co-founder and editor at Live History India, the product of her fascination for India and its history.


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