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Review: City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi

User Review  - Nelson Minar - Goodreads

Read this along with a trip to India. Or tried to, it took three goes to finish. I liked the book and am hugely impressed with Dalrymple's scholarship, but the writing is a bit uneven. Parts are an ... Read full review

Review: City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi

User Review  - molly - Goodreads

the sections where dalrymple and his wife immerse themselves in the life of delhi were pretty terrific, but i was bothered by the (not unexpected) western-centric slant of the history elements ... Read full review

Review: City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi

User Review  - Lubna - Goodreads

A mix of personal anecdote and a history of Delhi. I didn't start enjoying the book till about halfway through but once I accepted the structure I found it a good intro to snippets of Delhi's long history. Read full review

Review: City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi

User Review  - Abhishek Kumar - Goodreads

I haven't read any travel book before and anyway this book certainly isn't a city guide. As per myth and history, Delhi has been inhabited for 3000 years and this book peels through the layers of ... Read full review

Review: City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi

User Review  - Pia Kahol - Goodreads

Dalrymple digs into the pages of history to come up with a delectable read about Delhi. The history tidbits are very enjoyable and make you appreciate Delhi more. Unfortunately he is rather ... Read full review

Review: City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi

User Review  - Brian - Goodreads

Read this on the way to Delhi. It was such an overwhelming experience that I forget pretty much everything about this book. But Dalrymple's a good writer who loves India, so I imagine it's pretty solid. Read full review

Review: City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi

User Review  - Lakshmi - Goodreads

Perspective of adopted city Read full review

Review: City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi

User Review  - Anmol Singh - Goodreads

Portrays Delhi in a very different perspective. Good to know the historical importance of Delhi. Read full review

Review: City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi

User Review  - Linda Dorr - Goodreads

Very interesting but not a book you read in a few sittings! Read full review

Review: City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi

User Review  - Jane - Goodreads

This is a pretty dense read and I had to constantly refer to the translations for words at the end of the book. Still, it was very interesting, especially in light of my visit to Delhi in 2011. Spent ... Read full review


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