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Penguin Books, 1990 - Fiction - 391 pages
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I Return To Delhi As I Return To My Mistress Bhagmati When I Have Had My Fill Of Whoring In Foreign Lands&

Thus Begins Khushwant Singh S Vast, Erotic, Irrelevant Magnum Opus On The City Of Delhi. The Principal Narrator Of The Saga, Which Extends Over Six Hundred Years, Is A Bawdy, Ageing Reprobate Who Loves Delhi As Much As He Does The Hijda Whore Bhagmati-Half Man, Half Woman With Sexual Inventiveness And Energy Of Both The Sexes. Travelling Through Time, Space And History To Discover His Beloved City, The Narrator Meets A Myriad Of People-Poets And Princes, Saints And Sultans, Temptresses And Traitors, Emperors And Eunuchs-Who Have Shaped And Endowed Delhi With Its Very Special Mystique& And As We Accompany The Narrator On His Epic Journey We Find The City Of Emperors Transformed And Immortalized In Our Minds For Ever.

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Great writing style. - Goodreads
An insight into the makings of DELHI the capital city - Goodreads
I have no problem with sex scenes, obviously! - Goodreads

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User Review  - Brigdh - Goodreads

This book is... complicated. It's half set in the modern-day (or, well, in some vaguely 1960s-80s sort of modern-day) and half set in various time periods in Delhi's history. The modern-day sections ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nandasiri Wanninayaka - Goodreads

Recently I had the chance of Kushwant Singh's novel, 'Delhi.' It was an interesting read. It looks like autobiographical but I don't think Singh did those horrible things mentioned in the novel in ... Read full review


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Khushwant Singh is a renowned journalist, the author of several works of fiction, and an authority on Sikh history.

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