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Simon Winchester's Calcutta by Simon Winchester
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Mar 04, 10

bookshelves: south-asia
Read in February, 2010

Great fun. Recently read while travelling in Calcutta and Orissa and it thoroughly enhanced the trip. Excellent short history of the city and well-chosen excerpts from other authors from 1700s to present describing their experiences in the city. Would make a good armchair traveller read as well.

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