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'Twilight In Delhi' By Ahmed Ali - A Review

The British had only built a new capital outside the city walls. The present rulers have removed the last vestige on which the old culture could have taken its stand and are moving it farther away towards Indraprastha, affirming the prophecy of the book: Seven Delhis have fallen, and the eighth has gone the way of its predecessors, yet to be demolished and built again. 1,101 more words



After a long time , I finally picked up my copy of “City Of Djinns”by William Dalrymple .

Cursed myself for not having this gem in my bookshelf before. 270 more words


Twilight in Delhi - Review

Book: Twilight in Delhi
Author: Ahmed Ali
Year: 1940
Bookhad Rating: ♥ ♥ ♥

“In dinon garche dakkan mai hai badi qadr-e-sukhan
Kaun jaye “zauq” par dilli ki galiyan chhod kar”

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