Delhi

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Penguin Books, 1990 - Fiction - 391 pages
160 Reviews
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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If you love India (as I do) and/or have spent considerable time in Delhi (me) , I recommend Khushwant Singh's novel "Delhi." It's chapters, narrated by various emperors, sycophants, and other oddballs ... Read full review

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User Review  - George J Kalathil - Goodreads

Enlightening. An interesting way to understand Delhi and the dilliwallah. Has been educative for this dilli-chokra! Read full review

Contents

Delhi
1
Bhagmati
28
Musaddi Lal
50
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About the author (1990)

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

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