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City of Djinns : a year in Delhi

Author: William Dalrymple
Publisher: [London] : HarperPress, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Could you show me a djinn?' I asked. 'Certainly, ' replied the Sufi. 'But you would run away.' From the author of the Samuel Johnson Prize-shortlisted 'The Return of a King', this is William Dalrymple's captivating memoir of a year spent in Delhi, a city watched over and protected by the mischievous invisible djinns. Lodging with the beady-eyed Mrs Puri and encountering an extraordinary array of characters - from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Dalrymple
ISBN: 9780007378784 0007378785
OCLC Number: 889923512
Notes: Non fiction.
Target Audience: Adult.
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: William Dalrymple.

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`Delightful ... Surely one of the funniest books about India' Times Literary Supplement `Scholarly and marvellously entertaining ... a considerable feat' Dervla Murphy, Spectator Read more...

 
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