The Far Pavilions
Kaye, M.M. St. Martin's Press. New York. 1978
An epic story of a boy born of English Parents in India in 1850 but orphaned during a time when English Imperialists are being killed and run out of the country. Being of dark complexion this boy is adopted by his former nanny and hidden as a servant. Until he discovers his true heritage and sets out on his adventure.