• Mark Tully's India

  • By: Mark Tully
  • Narrated by: Mark Tully
  • Length: 2 hrs and 35 mins
  • Radio/TV Program
  • Release date: 08-07-07
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.6 (25 ratings)

Regular price: $15.49

Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free.
  • 1 credit/month after trial – good for any book, any price.
  • Easy exchanges – swap any book you don’t love.
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel.
  • After your trial, Audible is just $14.95/month.
Select or Add a new payment method

Buy Now with 1 Credit

By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Buy Now for $15.49

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Publisher's Summary

This compilation of Mark Tully's acclaimed reports from India includes his specially recorded observations. Sir Mark Tully was the BBC's Foreign Correspondent in India from 1972 to 1994. He has become familiar to listeners around the world for his incisive and thought-provoking reports. On this special recording, he looks back at his career, which coincided with a remarkable period in Indian history.
(P)1997, 2007 BBC Audiobooks Ltd
Show More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful
2 out of 5 stars
By Andy on 09-20-12

less colorful than the dust jacket

Seemed like a random collection of recorded news stories and interviews....with no overriding theme. What I did like was hearing from India leaders in their own voices.

Read More Hide me

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

4 out of 5 stars
By Craig A. Godeke on 10-29-11

For Ears Only

I've been going through several books on India's history, and this stands out as a fresh slice of this history. It's great to hear the voices of India's recent past.

Read More Hide me

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

See all Reviews

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful
3 out of 5 stars
By Rogayah on 08-14-08

Politics in India

Mark Tully's India is defintely for the listener. Radio interviews give us a slice of Indian history as it happen.

Many events are seen from the perspective of interviews by Mark Tully eg. at the assasination of Indria Gandhi, the Bopal disaster or the storming of the Golden Temple at Amritsar. All these and many more events are covered by Sir Mark during his time as BBC correspondent in India. These events were landmarks in the history of modern India in the second half of the 20th Century. They affected the rest of the world and were movingly recounted through interviews; these eye witness accounts are the way history is remembered.

As ever, Mark Tully's distintive voice adds colour, character and insight to the whole turbulent and colourful history of India in the second half of the 20th Century.

This interesting, if not tragic, part of the story of the Indian sub-continent, is worth remebering when visiting the temples and palaces of India.

Read More Hide me

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

4 out of 5 stars
By Anthony on 04-21-13

Wonderful insights and perspectives

Great insights from veteran BBC journalist Mark Tully. Born in Calcutta he brings sensitivity together with critique and analysis, asking questions about how India functions and why. Self-narrated with numerous excerpts from commentaries and recorded interviews of the time, this offers deep insights which would be of interest to any serious observer or visitor. Although published some time back (Audible - how about providing clear dates of publication?) it remains of great value.



Tully has published numerous subsequent books - Audible should make the latest available - there will surely be many interested listeners as deserves tio be the case.



(Audible how about a requests area for audiobooks?)

Read More Hide me

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

See all Reviews
© Copyright 1997 - 2018 Audible, Inc