RANJI Maharajah of Connemara By Anne Chambers Indian Prince KS Ranjitsinhji was the most famous cricket-player of his generation. In 1924 the inhabitants of Connemara, on the remote west coast of Ireland, were amazed when this exotic stranger fell in love with Ballynahinch Castle and came to live among them.
Using rare documents from government and personal archives, private photographs and personal stories from the people who knew and worked for The Ranji as they called him, Anne Chambers brings this intriguing story to light for the first time. She reveals the reasons behind Ranji’s reasons for moving to Connemara and the fascinating legacy the Maharajah left behind.
’Anne Chambers gives us the fascinating story of how one of the world’s greatest cricketers, an Indian prince... fell in love with Connemara.’ Irish Times
’Anne Chambers book shines a light on the Ballynahinch period of this colourful life... ’ Sunday Tribune.
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