No Full Stops in India

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Paperback. Pub Date: September. 1992 Pages: 368 Publisher: India's Westernized. Penguin Elite cut off from local Traditions 'want to write a Full stop in LAND A the where there are no full STOPS'. The 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.Contents: Ram Chander's story; the new colonialism; the Kumbh Mela; the rewriting of the Ramayan operation...

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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

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