Twilight in Delhi

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New Directions Publishing, 1994 - Fiction - 200 pages
26 Reviews
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

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Contents

Section 1
11
Section 2
13
Section 3
40
Section 4
50
Section 5
113
Section 6
132
Section 7
136
Section 8
143
Section 9
155
Section 10
163
Section 11
172
Section 12
174
Section 13
175
Section 14
183
Section 15
197
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