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Portrait Of India

Portrait Of India

Ved Mehta
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Portrait of India (1970) is a vivid account of 60s’ India and some of its most interesting figures – Indira Gandhi, Jaya Prakash Narayan and Satyajit Ray, among others. Travelling across the country from the Himalayas to Kerala, through its villages and cities, Ved Mehta’s observations of and insights into India remain relevant and thought provoking even today.

Imprint: India Penguin

Published: Dec/2013

ISBN: 9780143422303

Length : 632 Pages

MRP : ₹699.00

Portrait Of India

Ved Mehta

Portrait of India (1970) is a vivid account of 60s’ India and some of its most interesting figures – Indira Gandhi, Jaya Prakash Narayan and Satyajit Ray, among others. Travelling across the country from the Himalayas to Kerala, through its villages and cities, Ved Mehta’s observations of and insights into India remain relevant and thought provoking even today.

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Ved Mehta

Ved Mehta is a journalist, novelist, and one of the most prolific memoirists of the twentieth century. Blind since the age of four, Mehta spent his early years in India, before first moving to America, where he studied at Harvard, and then to Britain, where he studied at Oxford. A MacArthur Prize fellow and member of the British Royal Society of Literature, he was a staff writer at the New Yorker magazine for over thirty years. His 27 books include the acclaimed multi-volume memoir Continents of Exile.

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