Main Program: Shrabani Basu: Victoria & Abdul

28 Oct 2018 09:00 - 10:00
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Indus. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

Shrabani Basu was on holiday when she noticed several captivating portraits of an Indian servant to Queen Victoria. She would go on to uncover the story of Abdul Karim, 24-year-old former Indian Muslim clerk who ended up becoming the Queen’s closest confidante until she died. Meet the writer with an instinct for intrigue.

Shrabarani Basu sedang berlibur saat ia melihat beberapa potret mengagumkan pelayan India yang melayani Ratu Victoria. Ia kemudian mengungkap kisah hidup Abdul Karim, pelayan India Muslim berusia 24 tahun yang kemudian menjadi orang kepercayaan Sang Ratu hingga ia meninggal dunia. Temui penulis kisah ini, yang penuh dengan intuisi dalam mengulik intrik.


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