Twilight in Delhi
The twilight of a high class Indian family, as mogul culture gives way to colonial British culture. Set in 1911, its protagonist is Mir Nihal, a nationalistic merchant with vivid memories of the 1857 Indian Mutiny and the cruel manner in which the British put it down.
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Review: Twilight in Delhi (New Directions Paperbook)User Review - Anna - Goodreads
A very description-rich and languidly paced novel. It tells the story of a family living in New Delhi under colonial rule in 1911, set to the backdrop of changing political and cultural tides. There ... Read full review
Review: Twilight in Delhi (New Directions Paperbook)User Review - Tania Simonetti - Goodreads
poetic picture of delhi and its inhabitants, a powerful description of the change that befalls societies and nations. Yet I wished that the bookd would not close on such a pathetic, english-novel tone ... Read full review