Kim A Wagner
The historian Kim A Wagner traces a skull found in a bar in England to Alum Bheg, a rebel soldier in the 1857 revolt. According to Wagner, Bheg was captured by the British East India Company and shot out of a cannon. This book offers a grisly and macabre account of the 1857 revolt, including the public executions of thousands of men.
Penguin Random House, 256 pages, Rs 599