RANJI Maharajah of Connemara

Written by Anne Chambers.

RANJI Maharajah of Connemara By Anne Chambers Indian Prince KS Ranjitsinhji was the most famous cricket-player of his generation. In 1924 the inhabitants of Connemara, on the remote west coast of Ireland, were amazed when this exotic stranger fell in love with Ballynahinch Castle and came to live among them.

Using rare documents from government and personal archives, private photographs and personal stories from the people who knew and worked for The Ranji as they called him, Anne Chambers brings this intriguing story to light for the first time. She reveals the reasons behind Ranji’s reasons for moving to Connemara and the fascinating legacy the Maharajah left behind.


’Anne Chambers gives us the fascinating story of how one of the world’s greatest cricketers, an Indian prince... fell in love with Connemara.’ Irish Times

’Anne Chambers book shines a light on the Ballynahinch period of this colourful life... ’ Sunday Tribune.


Genre: Biography


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The book is also published in India by Roli Books, New Delhi.


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GRANUAILE: Ireland's Pirate Queen (Grace O’Malley) 1530-1603 is the sole published biographical account of Grace O’Malley, sourced from original manuscript material, both in public and in private domain. For the latter, the author, Anne Chambers, had sole and exclusive access. Much of this material was located and decyphered in its original form (i.e.16th century manuscripts) by the author and is exclusive to her book. Furthermore, the presentation, opinions and analyses in the book are exclusive to the author. The author reserves all her rights in this book. No part of her book may be reproduced or utilised in any form or media, written or oral, or by means digital, electronic or mechanical, including photographic, film, video recording, photocopying, or by any information storage and retrieval system. Permission from the author and publisher must first be obtained to reproduce any part of or quotations from the book. Any transgression in this regard will be addressed. For more information, comments or enquiries please contact: Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Copyright © 2017.


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