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The Untold Charminar: Writings on Hyderabad

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Pages: 352

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A dazzling collection that captures the essence of Hyderabad, offering glimpses of the various strands

that go into its making - fact and legend; old-world quaintness and the highest hi-tech; eccentricity

and intrigue; the calm of genteelness and the fury of rebellion.

Hyderabad is a city once ruled by the worlds richest man who invested most lavish
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Paperback, 352 pages
Published May 14th 2008 by Penguin (first published January 1st 2008)
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Whenever and wherever I mention that I live in Hyderabad, I am subjected to a pyroclastic flow of Hyderabad's glorious past gushing out with a sense of pride -- my tone shrieks with exclamation marks when I have to say Hyderabad!! Hyderabad founded by Quli Qutb Shah with a city plan ready in 1591, incorporating many of the features of the mythical Islamic heaven, now abounds in recurrent images, phrases --- and stories that are less myth more truth, than most. There is something drone-like about ...more
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