[ Epub ] ➝ Multiple City Author Aditi De – Writerscompany.co.uk

Multiple City I read the actual book, not the ebook version Just putting that here because the title says ebook Thoroughly enjoyed this read This is a collection of poems, articles and fiction about or set in my favorite city Bengaluru or Bendakaluru or Bangalore Various facets of this city history, culture, architecture, nature, food, developments are dealt with in a loving way, and the result is very nostalgic I felt a pang because I could not belong to a generation that saw Bengaluru in all its I read the actual book, not the ebook version Just putting that here because the title says ebook Thoroughly enjoyed this read This is a collection of poems, articles and fiction about or set in my favorite city Bengaluru or Bendakaluru or Bangalore Various facets of this city history, culture, architecture, nature, food, developments are dealt with in a loving way, and the resul 51 short pieces of writings with a common theme Bangalore, cover the entire life span of the city right from the days of its foundation being laid by Kempe Gowda to its current transformation into IT Capital of India.Selections both originals and translations from a wide variety of literary genre stories, poems, plays, articles, book extracts, blogs etc are employed to convey the multi faceted, multi cultural nature of Bangalore.A must read for every present, past and aspiring citizens of 51 short pieces of writings with a common theme Bangalore, cover the entire life span of the city right from the days of its foundation being laid by Kempe Gowda to its current transformation into IT Capital of India.Selections both originals and translations from a wide variety of literary genre stories, poems, plays, articles, book extracts, blogs etc are employed to convey the multi faceted, multi cultural nature of Bangalore.A must read for every present, past and aspiring citizens of Ba Founded By The Chieftain Kempe Gowda Around 1537, The Story Of Bangalore Has No Grand Linear Narrative The Location Has Revealed Different Facets To Settlers And Passers Through The City, The Site Of Bloody Battles Between The British And Tipu Sultan, Was Once Attached To The Glittering Court Of Mysore Later, It Became A Cantonment Town Where British Troops Were Stationed Over Time, It Morphed Into A City Of Gardens And Lakes, And The Capital Of Indian Scientific Research More Recently, It Has Been The Hub Of India S Information Technology Boom, Giving Rise To Brand Bangalore, An Indian City Whose Name Is Recognized Globally Hidden Beneath These Layers Lies A Cosmopolitan City Of Sub Cultures, Engaging Artists And Writers, Young Geeks And Students People From Every Corner Of India And Beyond Now Call It Home In This Collection Of Writings About A Multi Layered City, There Are Stories From Its History, Translations From Kannada Literature, Personal Responses To The City S Mindscape, Portraits Of Special Citizens, Accounts Of Searches For Lost Communities And Traditions, Among Much U.R Ananthamurthy Writes About Bangalore S Kannada Identity Shashi Deshpande Maps The City Through The Places She Has Lived In Since She Was A Young Girl Anita Nair Draws A Touching Portrait Of A Florist Who Celebrates The Glories Of The Raj Ramachandra Guha Describes His Close Bond With Bangalore S Most Unusual Bookseller And Rajmohan Gandhi Recounts The Mahatma S Trysts With The City From Traditional Folk Ballads To A Nursery Rhyme About Bangalore, From Poems To Blogs, From Reproductions Of Turn Of The Twentieth Century Picture Postcards To Cartoons, Multiple City Is The Portrait Of A Metropolis Trying To Retain Its Roots As It Hurtles Into The Future. What a delightful book Filled with essays, articles, poems and cartoons on Bangalore, this book gives you a multi directional perspective on the city I never knew that Bangalore had a Jewish, albeit small, population and that one of them went on to become the President of Israel that Woody s on Commercial Street was formerly one of the biggest shoe shops in the country that Premier Bookshop had such a rich, cultural history interleaved with that of Bangalore While a few of the essays were r What a delightful book Filled with essays, articles, poems and cartoons on Bangalore, this book gives you a multi directional perspective on the city I never knew that Bangalore had a Jewish, albeit small, population and that one of them went on to become the President of Israel that Woody s on Com The Jewish community in Bangalore, the late lamented Premier Bookshop these are two of the subjects in this interesting anthology of articles about Bangalore Bengaluru.A good companion for citizens of, and visitors to, the city. If you are interested in the history of Bangalore city,do read this book.The book is a collection of writings about Bangalore Time range is from the time of Kempegowda s Bangalooru to present day Bangalore.From the way the city was laid out,the food,ancient festivals,communities,science stronghold This anthology starts off on a very disappointing note, with an introduction that in trying to sound too artsy knowledgeable only manages to put the reader off Her title for the book sounds too made up Aditi De has a rather good essay in the book itself, and has done a great job putting writing of this quality together, so one can forgive her for bowling a bad ball first up.As for the anthology itself, it is an absolute pleasure to read With pieces from Bangalore stalwarts like Anantham This anthology starts off on a very disappointing note, with an introduction that in trying to sound too artsy knowledgeable only manages to put the reader off Her title for the book sounds too made up Aditi De has a rather good essay in the book itself, and has done a great job putting writing of this quality together, so one can forgive her for bowling a bad ball first up.As for the anthology itself, it is an absolute pleasure to read With pieces from Bangalore stalwarts like Ananthamurthy, Guha to visitors like Pankaj Mishra to poems and songs that reek of Kannada, the book manages to do wonderfully what it set out to do paint in our heads a beautiful picture of the city and its ever changing landscape, both of place and mind The editor just has to be commended again If you are reading it in Bangalore itself, like I did, you will find yourself withideas and avenues to explore than you thought the city was capable of presenting.Bangalore is written of lovingly in the boo The multiplicity of avenues for living in this cantonment cannot be overstated much as the plausibility of a variety of methods to encounter manic energy paths and waysides Read that sentence Read it again No, it isn t from Multiple City, but it may as well be The entire book was filled with such weird pieces I didn t want to read further A lot of it was dry and reminded me why I dropped history as a subject way back in tenth grade There was so much emphasis on art and theatre, the real An excellent read for anyone who wants to know about the origins and development of this city From its lake phase to the garden phase to the IT city that it has become now The book is an anthology of writings from several known and unknown writers including R.K Narayan, Mahatma Gandhi, Winston Churchill, Ramchandra Guha, Pankaj Mishra, Thomas L Friedman and others A walk down memory lane, it makes you want to discover the old Bangalore of South Parade and the Cantonment, of wanting to eat a An excellent read for anyone who wants to know about the origins and development of this city From its lake ph The book of 40 short stories, cartoon strips, translations from Kannada, poems in English with the basic theme of Bangalore.Gives a goof historical gist of Bangalore Britishers built it first as an military cantonment to keep watch over the Mysore Maharaja, who was installed by the Brits after they got rid of the erstwhile ruler Tipu Sultan So that explains how Bangalore old city cantonment were built, power was shifted from Mysore to Bangalore only after Independence how the fi The book of 40 short stories, cartoon strips, translations from Kannada, poems in English with the basic theme of Bangalore.Gives a goof historical gist of Bangalore Britishers built it first as an military cantonment to keep watch over the Mysore Maharaja, who was installed by the Brits after they got rid of the erstwhile ruler Tipu Sultan So that explains how Bangalore old city cantonment were built, power was shifted from Mysore to Bangalore only after Independence how the first Chief Minister got the impressive Vidhan Soudha built to parallel the best of the Raj Era buildings.Fascinating are the accounts of Sir Venkat Raman as the Chairman of IISC Bangalore during 1940 s, the Jew settlements of the city, the Koramangala lake which was transformed into posh area, the transgender community, the old timers who were truely into a cosmopolitan city of India, next only to Mumbai.How Kempe Gowda founder of the


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