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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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It's bawdy, it's violent, and it's brutally honest. Some of the chapters are so good, that they can pass off as standalone novellas. As I kept reading, my eyes got wet. It's painful and it's beautiful. I promise myself that I will read this book again, very soon. Read full review

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Kushwant Singh's view of India is an essential input to understanding the country. This is a very imaginative look at the history of Delhi. 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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