City of Djinns by William Dalrymple 9780006375951

City of Djinns


Immerse yourself in the captivating tapestry of Delhi, where ancient legends intertwine with modern realities. In "City of Djinns," William Dalrymple takes you on a spellbinding journey through the layers of this enigmatic metropolis. With meticulous research and a keen eye for detail, he unveils the seven "dead" cities that preceded modern Delhi, each with its own rich history and cultural legacy. From the remnants of Mughal grandeur to the bustling streets of contemporary life, Dalrymple weaves a mesmerizing narrative that transports you through time and space.

William Dalrymple is an acclaimed historian and travel writer whose works have garnered international recognition. With a deep fascination for India's past and a talent for storytelling, he brings to life the vibrant tapestry of Delhi's history, culture, and people. Through his immersive year-long stay in the city, Dalrymple offers an intimate and insightful perspective that transcends mere travelogue, inviting readers to experience the soul of Delhi in all its complexity and charm.

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