Twilight in Delhi

Ahmed Ali (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$16.95
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
May 17, 1994
Pages
200
Dimensions
5.17 X 0.61 X 7.94 inches | 0.54 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780811212670
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About the Author

Ahmed Ali (1908-1994) was born in Delhi, India. He taught at various Indian Universities from 1932-1946, and was Visiting Professor of English in China from 1947-48. Then, as a member of Pakistan's Foreign Service, he established embassies in China and Morocco in 1950. Mr. Ali was well known for his scholarly work on the Qur'an.

Reviews

A perfect novel, the more valuable for its unique subject.
It is beautifully written and very moving...At the end one has a poignant feeling that poetry and daily life have got parted, and will never come together again.--E.M. Forster
A marvelous novel, where a world being extinguished by modernity is illuminated in a parting gaze that possesses both clarity and warmth.--Siddhartha Deb