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No Full Stops in India

By Mark Tully

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Format: Paperback, 368 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 14 September 1992
India's Westernized elite, cut off from local traditions, `want to write a full stop in a land where there are no full stops'. From that striking insight Mark Tully has woven a superb series of `stories' which explore Calcutta, from the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad (probably the biggest religious festival in the world) to the televising of a Hindu epic. Throughout, he combines analysis of major issues with a feel for the fine texture and human realities of Indian life. The result is a revelation.'The ten essays, written with clarity, warmth of feeling and critical balance and understanding, provide as lively a view as one can hope for of the panorama of India.' K. Natwar-Singh in the Financial Times

Table of Contents

Ram Chander's story; the new colonialism; the Kumbh Mela; the rewriting of the "Ramayan" operation Black Thunder; communisim in Calcutta; the Deorala Sati; typhoon in Ahmedabad; the return of the artist; the defeat of a congressman; epilogue - 21 May 1991.

EAN: 9780140104806
ISBN: 0140104801
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 centimetres (0.26 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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