Delhi: Adventures in a Megacity

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Vintage, 2010 - City and town life - 304 pages
'Delhi' is an extraordinary portrait of one of the world's largest cities. Sam Miller sets out to discover the real Delhi, a city he describes as being India's dreamtown and its purgatory. He treads the city streets, making his way through Delhi and its suburbs, visiting its less celebrated destinations.

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A William Dalrympish attempt at Delhification or should I say become a Delhiphile. I am afraid to say he falls far short of expectations, for some reason fixated by the sordid underbelly of the city ... Read full review

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This is a surprisingly good book. It is not long, and the manner in which the book has been written makes it a pleasure to read. I like the tool of using "intermissions" between chapters, and this ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Sam Miller was born and brought up in London, but has spent much of his adult life in India. He is a former BBC journalist and is the author of Delhi- Adventures in a Megacity (2009), Blue Guide- India (2012) and A Strange Kind of Paradise- India Through Foreign Eyes (2014). He is also the translator of The Marvellous (But Authentic) Adventures of Captain Corcoran (2016) by Alfred Assollant.

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