India's Love Lyrics by Laurence Hope 1942 Garden City Books

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Immerse yourself in the captivating world of India's Love Lyrics by Laurence Hope, a 1942 edition that brings to life the immortal poems that have enchanted readers for generations. Published by Garden City Books, this hardcover collection spans 182 pages of profound emotional depth and lyrical beauty.

Laurence Hope's poetry, emerging during a tumultuous period of British colonial rule in India, offers a unique window into the complexities of love, longing, and the human condition. Writing under a masculine pseudonym, Hope navigated the constraints of her time to express a raw and unfiltered vision of love, imbued with the mystique and allure of India's cultural landscape. Her work remains a testament to the power of voice and identity in literature.

This edition, while showing minor wear on the cover and bearing a signature from a previous owner, retains its timeless appeal. The poems within are simply beautiful, inviting readers to explore themes of love and longing against the backdrop of an India that continues to fascinate the imagination.


  • Author: Laurence Hope
  • Publisher: Garden City Books
  • Year: 1942
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 182
  • Dimensions: 10x7x1 inches
  • Condition: Good, with minor cover wear

Four Key Features:

  1. Timeless Poetry: A collection of Laurence Hope's enchanting love lyrics.
  2. Historical Context: Written during British colonial rule, offering added layers of complexity.
  3. Unique Authorship: Hope's use of a masculine pseudonym adds depth to her poetic voice.
  4. Cultural Richness: Poems that beautifully evoke the spirit and mystique of India.

Beyond The Final Page:

India's Love Lyrics stands as a bridge between cultures, times, and identities, offering readers a chance to lose themselves in the beauty of Hope's verse. It is a poetic journey that speaks to the enduring nature of love and the indomitable spirit of the human heart.


This vintage book shows signs of wear consistent with its age, including minor cover wear and a previous owner's signature. Please refer to the photos for a detailed look, and don’t hesitate to contact us for more information or additional pictures.

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