[PDF / Epub] ✍ City Improbable: An Anthology of Writings on Delhi ☁ Khushwant Singh – Writerscompany.co.uk

City Improbable: An Anthology of Writings on Delhi City Improbable Is An Anthology That Brings Together Writings On Delhi By Residents, Refugees,travellers And Invaders Who Have Engaged With The City At Various Moments In Itslong History Amir Khusrau, Ibn Battura, Samsam Ud Daula And Niccolao Manuccirecord The Glories And Follies Of Prominent Kings And Emperors, From AnangpalTomar To Shah Jahan Timur Lane Tells The Story Of His Own Bloody Invasion Ofthe City, Khushwant Singh Of An Untouchable In The Time Of Aurangzeb, WilliamDalrymple Of The First Intrepid Englishmen In Delhi, And Ghalib And Hodson Ofthe War Of 1857 There Are Also Vignettes Of Everyday Life A Jat Household Inthe Nineteenth Century Vendors And Housewives In Ballimaran During The SecondWorld War Lovers And Joggers In Lodi Garden Happy Parties At The Discos Thecontemporary Pieces, Most Of Them Specially Commissioned For The Collection,constitute A Bitter Sweet Ode To Modern Delhi The Book Is Acollection As Varied And Lively Sometimes Serious, Sometimes Richly Humorous As Delhi Itself. An anthology of above average selections.Recommended read, specially for someone who is visiting or has visited the city. Started this some time backit is always fun to know read about my City and when Khushwant Singh s name comes up on any book then it makes it all the special an excellent read. Every writing better than the previous onea fine collection that you cannot stop reading


About the Author: Khushwant Singh

Khushwant Singh, Punjabi , Hindi born on 2 February 1915 in Hadali, British India, now a part of Punjab, Pakistan, was a prominent Indian novelist and journalist Singh s weekly column, With Malice towards One and All , carried by several Indian newspapers, was among the most widely read columns in the country.An important post colonial novelist writing in English, Sing


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