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Review: City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi

User Review  - Monisha - Goodreads

Beautifully written book from the eyes of a visitor and explorer who unlike the people of the city hasn't just accepted the things as they are or grown immune to all the pieces of history scattered ... Read full review

Review: City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi

User Review  - Juju Kennedy - Goodreads

I love Dalrymple's style of writing. His mix of witty objective observation with impeccable research and an irresistible desire to pursue a story as far as he possibly cam, makes each of his stories come alive with vivid colour and sound. A definite must-read before any visit to India. Read full review

Review: City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi

User Review  - Jason Ernst - Goodreads

"So, I thought: the Kauravas and the Pandavas turned from demi-gods into cave men, the great war reduces to a tribal feud fought with sticks and stones. Indraprastha's towers of amethyst had crumbled ... Read full review

Review: City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi

User Review  - Shikha - Goodreads

Dalyrymple never disappoints. His journey into the depths of Delhi's history was entertaining, intriguing and educational. Perhaps it is because my own roots lie in Delhi (my birthplace), the city's ... Read full review

Review: City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi

User Review  - Saloni Tandon - Goodreads

The city that rose like a phoenix, Delhi. This book makes one want to go into the depths of history. Read full review

Review: City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi

User Review  - Subu - Goodreads

a magical book that makes you look beyond what you see in the capital city...best read while visiting the city as you can relate a lot more to what you see...seen through the eyes of a Scottish visitor it is a wonderful mix of humour , heartbreak and history Read full review

Review: City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi

User Review  - Karthik Narayan - Goodreads

Dalrymple now takes on Delhi, after his tryst with the Mughals! Superb! Read full review

Review: City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi

User Review  - Joseph - Goodreads

Dalrymple does it again. You get the impression that here is a person easy to travel with, to stay abroad with, to learn with. His enthusiasm is simple and devout, and he opened up to me what had been ... Read full review

Review: City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi

User Review  - Silke - Goodreads

Comprising his one year in Delhi, this book is not only a collection of every day life anecdotes but dives through thousands of years of Delhi and Indian history and archeology. A feast like all his other books. Read full review

Review: City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi

User Review  - Renu - Goodreads

Being a Delhi girl. I loved, loved, loved the book. I have picked up every book that WD has written since then. I attended a reading (from White Mughals) he did at Kennedy Center with Vidya Shah. It was really amazing experience. Read full review


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