India in Slow Motion

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Paperback. Pub Date: November 2003 Pages: 320 Publisher: Penguin Mark Tully is incomparable No one has a greater understanding of the Passions the Contradictions the humor of the tragedy and the the staggering resilience that constitute India In his long Awaited new book. he delves further than ever before into this country of one billion people. Covering subjects as diverse as Hindu extremism. bonded child labour. Sufi mysticism. the crisis in agriculture. the persistence of political corruption and the problem of Kashmir. he paints a picture of India at once poignant. funny. startling and deeply humane.Contents: The reinvention of Rama; misplaced charity; corruption from top to tail; altered altars; creating cyberabad; the sufis and a plain faith; farmer's reward; a tale of two others; the water harvesters; paradise lost.

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Sir Mark Tully was born in Calcutta and educated in England. He worked for the BBC in South Asia for 25 years and now works as a journalist in New Delhi. His books include No Full Stops In India, The Heart of India and Lives of Jesus.

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