India: A Wounded Civilization

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By Sunil Kumar If a mass of articles and daily analysis were not enough to remind me of the fact that India is a wounded civilization; V.S Naipaul‘s 1975 book on his perceptions surely has. Landing in an antique Bombay …

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Sir Vidia’s Shadow

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By Sunil Kumar Once upon a time; there was a nigriscent Indian with an attitude. Paul Theroux; V.S Naipaul’s unauthorized biographer’s literary journey along with  Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul; the Indo-Trinidadian writer is the subject of this nearly 16-year old …

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