The Penguin book of Indian journeys

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Viking, 2001 - Travel - 369 pages
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India Continues To Fascinate Travellers Who Are, In The Words Of Dom Moraes, The Editor Of This Anthology, Startled, Annoyed And Attracted By Its Colossal, Inexplicable Diversities . In This Book, Travel Writers Indian And Foreign, As Well As Compulsive Wanderers Without A Home Engage With The Comforts And The Chaos, The Convictions And The Contradictions Of Modern, Independent India. Beginning With A Brilliantly Insightful Introduction By Dom Moraes, This Anthology Provides An Absorbing, Lively And Always Insightful Portrait Of Life In Contemporary India.

The Penguin Book Of Indian Journeys Brings Together Pieces By Some Of The Best Contemporary

The Contributors Include:

Paul Theroux
R.K. Narayan
Salman Rushdie
Bruce Chatwin
Abraham Verghese
Andrew Harvey
Jonah Blank
Bill Aitken
Mark Shand
P. Sainath
Khushwant Singh
Stephen Alter
Jan Morris
Vikram Seth
Mark Tully
James Cameron
Amit Chaudhuri
Anita Nair
Vijay Nambisan
M.J. Akbar
Seeme Qasim
Royina Grewal
Dom Moraes
Allen Ginsberg
V.S. Naipaul
William Dalrymple
Ruskin Bond
Jerry Pinto
Joe Roberts
Charlie Pye-Smith
Anees Jung
Sarayu Ahuja
Dawood Ali Mccallum
Alexander Frater
Namita Gokhale

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Review: The Penguin Book Of Indian Journeys

User Review  - Lubna - Goodreads

An old favourite of mine. Short stories written by various authors, capturing the myriad places in India, right from Varanasi and the Ganges - which always has to be written about to others. A nice read. Read full review

Review: The Penguin Book Of Indian Journeys

User Review  - Aditi - Goodreads

Interesting book about journeys by various writers- V Seth, Darymple, Bruce Chatwin etc. across all Indain states. Read full review

Contents

ROMANCERS
11
THE DELHI MAIL FROM JAIPUR
26
ON THE ROAD WITH MRS
41
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