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At the court of the fish-eyed goddess

William Dalrymple

At the court of the fish-eyed goddess

travels in the Indian subcontinent

by William Dalrymple

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Published by HarperCollins Publishers, India in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Dalrymple, William -- Travel -- India.,
    • India -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementWilliam Dalrymple.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS414.2 .D35 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 323p. :
      Number of Pages323
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL516650M
      ISBN 108172233329
      LC Control Number98915501

        This book covers a diverse range of topics and places such as the Bhutto family, violence in Bihar, Lucknow, Satimata, Hyderabad and the city of widows. The Age of Kali was published by Penguin India in This book is available in paperback. Key Features: The book released in India under the name at the Court of The Fish-Eyed Goddess. not only is dalrymple a terrific writer, but he's also a class entertainer, according to ms alladin."at a reading at my home, he read three chapters from in the court of the fish-eyed goddess and.

      Meenakshi Temple (also referred to as Meenakshi Amman or Meenakshi-Sundareshwara Temple), is a historic Hindu temple located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River in the temple city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu, is dedicated to Meenakshi, a form of Parvati, and her consort, Sundareshwar, a form of Shiva. The temple is at the center of the ancient temple city of Affiliation: Hinduism. At the Court of the Fish-Eyed Goddess: Travels in the Indian Subcontinent, HarperCollins (New Delhi, India), The Age of Kali, HarperCollins (London, England), (Author of introduction) Fanny Parkes, Begums, Thugs, and White Mughals, Eland (London, England),

        It is this light that unites the lamp of the fish-eyed Goddess and the oil lamp of Jerusalem across space, time and cultures. Aravindan is a contributing editor at Swarajya. Get Swarajya in your Author: Aravindan Neelakandan.   If his previous books City of Djinns and In the Court of Fish-eyed Goddess captured the pulse and soul of India, with the classic travel writer’s eye for detail, wry humour and a warm empathy.


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Recounting those days when the fort was sealed by the government, the Raja in William Dalrymple's book At the Court of the Fish-eyed Goddess says that 'Everything was locked up. My mother who had. WILLIAM DALRYMPLE is the author of City of Djinns and At the Court of the Fish-eyed Goddess.

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