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Abraham Eraly is the author of two critically acclaimed books on Indian history, The Last Spring: The Lives and Times of the Great Mughals (1997) and Gem in the Lotus: The Seeding of Indian Civilization (2000). His novel, Night of the Dark Trees, was published recently.
Born in Kerala, and educated there and in Chennai, Eraly has taught Indian history in colleges in India and the United States, and was the editor of a current affairs magazine for several years.
He now lives in Chennai, and is working on a study of classical Indian civilization. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org