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Ruby Miranda had never felt so mixed-up in her life. She hated Harry with an all-consuming bitterness, as the man who had spurned her love, and she hated herself just as bitterly for her own complete dependence on him? Harry Winton, the British manager of a tea estate in Assam leads a blessed life?a job which gives him power over scores of men; a rambling bungalow perched on the edge of a cliff; and an unencumbered, solitary existence in the verdant reaches of the Assam highlands?until the Anglo-Indian beauty, Ruby Miranda, enters his life. Beneath her charming demeanour, Ruby conceals a throbbing desire: to become a pucca memsahib to an Englishman. But when Harry goes on leave to England and returns with an English wife, his relationship with Ruby takes an ominous turn. An irreversible web of deceit, adultery and revenge begins, which culminates in a chilling d?nouement. One of Malgonkars most complex and layered novels, Combat of Shadows is a finely etched portrait of a society in flux.

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Manohar Malgonkar Manohar Malgonkar (1913-2010) was an eminent post-Independence writer whose contribution to Indian writing in English is immense. A remarkable storyteller and a keen observer of social and political realities, Malgonkar is notable for his military thrillers, historical novels and adventure fiction. His major works include The Men Who Killed Gandhi, A Bend in the Ganges, Spy in Amber, Comb at of Shadows, The Garland Keepers, The Sea Hawk, Shalimar, The Princes, Cactus Country, Distant Drum, Bandicoot Run and The Devils Wind.

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