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A bloody history of Delhi. Delhi’s history from the Mughal Empire to the murder of Indira Gandhi Every time I thought I had a handle on it, it would He was an author and journalist. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any delhi khushwant singh ebook information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.
I am glad I read the book after I had stayed in Delhi for 6 months. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Go Set a Watchman. Paperbackpages. Be warned about superfluous description of sex in almost every chapter.
First Raj of the Sikhs. Item s unavailable for purchase. The accounts are interlaced with couplets and poems. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. He takes these tourists and his hijda mistress around Delhi for sightseeing thus visiting various places of historical significance. But good, concise writing, with main characters I didn’t exactly love but khushwanh came off the page anyway.
Very truthful narration of the City in a jubilant language as almost expected from Khushwant Singh ji. It touches quite an emotional chord as one almost feels the live presence of the revered Nizamuddin Auliya, understands the bigotry of Aurangzeb,feels the helplessness of Meer Taqi Meer, the determination of Jaita Rangretta and Lakhi Rai to save the honour of their Guru, honesty of Ram Rakha delhi khushwant singh ebook the fate of Bahadur Shah, the last Mughal Emperor.
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One of the best things about this book is its language and the style of writing that changes for each narrator in every chapter. And it has to be given to the Old Man for his audacity in coming up with a book which speaks about the misfortunes inflicted delhi khushwant singh ebook Delhi, throughout various phases in history, not from the victim’s but from the perpetrators’ perspectives and to the level of justifying them — watch out for sarcasms.
You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. I couldn’t understand which was the fictional delhj and dephi were real historical events, it was too confusing. I cannot recognize houses or landmarks I once knew well.
He narrates the story from each persons perspective. I also got a good insight into the origins of Sikhism in India, though, again, am not sure how much of that is fact. Audible Download Audio Books. This is an extremely powerful book. As such, the book not only describes, but manages to create an ambience of Delhi. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Such a Long Journey.
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Hall of a Thousand Columns. The present is narrated by a person Sikh, if u r desperate to know the religionwho rambles off mostly about sex, in particular with his hijra girl-friend Bhagmati.
May celhi, Fathima Cader rated it it was ok. When the work was finished we had nine days of tamasha. He was a member of Parliament from to