Engaging Scoundrels: True Tales Of Old Lucknow
- Author: Rosie Llewellyn-jones
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- ISBN: 9780195649536
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the northern Indian city of Lucknow was famous for its beautiful gardens, extraordinary buildings, menageries, music and dancing, exquisite food, and lavish parties. The wealthy nawabs were only part of a glittering scene that enchanted and shocked both visitors and inhabitants.The true story of the notorious 'Barber of Lucknow' and the sad history of the European graveyards.