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Twilight in Delhi

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Set in nineteenth-century India between two revolutionary moments of change, Twilight in Delhi brings history alive, depicting most movingly the loss of an entire culture and way of life. As Bonamy Dobree said, It releases us into a different and quite complete world. Mr. Ahmed Ali makes us hear and smell Delhi...hear the flutter of pigeons' wings, the cries of itinerant vendors, the calls to prayer, the howls of mourners, the chants of qawwals, smell jasmine and sewage, frying ghee and burning wood. The detail, as E.M. ...

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Twilight in Delhi
1994, New Directions Publishing Corporation, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780811212670

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Twilight in Delhi
1985, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195773286

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