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Indian Mutiny: The Story of Hanuman Singh is the eighteenth entry in Scholastic UK's My Story. It was written by Pratima Mitchell; her only book for the series. The book was released in December 2002 with Zulu War. It was preceded by Valerie Wilding's Bloody Tower.


"This book is for my dearest mother, Shakuntala Bhatia"

Book description[]

"March 1858
We watched General Rose's army moving towards us from the ramparts of the Fort. A sickle moon hung in the sky like a curved blade and the dull red granite of the Fort breathed out the day's heat. I marvelled at the neatness of the enemy's formation, as it progressed steadily towards us in the blue haze. They stopped about a quarter of a miles short of the city and struck camp. Not one of us slept that night, knowing that the battle was about to begin. At dawn we saw the bonfires sparking, throwing up billows of smoke to disguise movement, and our soldiers started to fire...



Historical Note[]


Main article: List of Indian Mutiny characters


Main article: Pratima Mitchell


  • The portrait on the cover was used with permission from Hemlata Jain. The background was licensed from Hulton Getty.[2]


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