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Confessions of a Thug is an English novel written by Philip Meadows Taylor in 1839 based on the Thuggee cult in British India. It was a best-seller in 19th-century Britain, becoming the British Empire’s most sensational ethnographic fiction in the first half of the 19th century; its avid readers included Queen Victoria. It was one of the best-selling crime novels of the 19th century and was the most influential novel about India prior to Rudyard Kipling’s Kim (1901). The novel’s popularity established the word “thug” in the English language.

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Confessions Of A Thug Summary

Ameer Ali, the fictional anti-hero protagonist of Confessions of a Thug, is a composite of multiple real-life thugs: Feringhea, Ameer Alee, and Aman Subahdar. Feringhea was a jamadar, or captain, and led many expeditions before turning into a prolific informer for the British. The historical Ameer Alee, who provided the fictional character’s name, was a low-ranking thug mentioned only twice by Sleeman in his definitive work. Finally, Aman Subahdar was described by Sleeman as “the foremost thug of his day,” but died before the events of the novel conclude. One scene in the novel, in which a thug band led by Ameer Ali suffers a misfortune, is lifted almost word-for-word from Sleeman’s book. In the historical version, Aman Subahdar led the expedition. Further, Feringhea and Aman Subahdar were cousins but no such comparable character exists in the novel.

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Name Of the Novel: Confessions Of A Thug
Author: Philip Meadows Taylor
Cover artist: Richard Bentley
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English
Genre: Historical novel
Publication date: 1839
Media type: Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages: 330
Book Type: Pdf / ePub

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