S. Jay Bose


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The Truth Shall Set You Free - An Afterword to Arms Wide Asunder

The great Bengal famine of 1769-71 – which prompted Anjolie to return to India to help her people and, in its aftermath, took her to England to seek justice for the three million souls who had perished – is barely a footnote in history. Even as a student of history, I had never heard of it before researching my novel. But I had certainly heard of Clive, and his fellow empire builders – Hastings, Lawrence and Havelock – all key players...

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The Making of Arms Wide Asunder - The Backstory

Arms Wide Asunder is a work of fiction woven into the tapestry of true historical events that took place in India during the mid to late 18th century, a time of great upheaval.  It is a period that fascinates me fo...

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How I Became a Writer

Sometime in the fall of 2018, I had a dream of a young boy who – while perched on the top of the armoire (of all places) in my bedroom – told me about a great battle he had been in.

I looked at him suspiciously. He was a boy after all, round-faced and cherub...

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