23 Sep '11, 7am

Book Review: William Dalrymple's Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India #williamdalrymple #ninelives

Book Review: William Dalrymple's Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India #williamdalrymple #ninelives

William Dalrymple's Nine Lives William Dalrymple , is an multiple award winning historian and travel writer. He has lived in New Delhi, India on and off since 1989. Nine Lives is his seventh and latest book. It went to the number one slot on the Indian non-fiction section bestseller list and was long listed for the Samuel Johnson Prize 2010. The book also received the 2010 Asia House Award for Asian Literature. It is the first book by Dalrymple that I have read and is also by far, the best travel book I have ever read. Dalrymple is a man of many talents, mixing journalism, anthropology, history, religiosity, all into one in his unique brand of travel literature. The book documents the lives of nine Indians with distinct religious paths, narrated through interviews and encounters with Dalrymple himself. These included a Buddhist monk, a Jain nun, a lady, a prison warden fro...

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