Temptations of the West – How to be Modern in India, Pakistan and Beyond has the author travelling to different parts of the country to interview to various people and discussing the evolution of society and life in the region over a period of time. Many times, the actions an individual takes are due to the circumstances, factors which are beyond his or her control. The evolution of Allahabad from British times, the place where Pandit Nehru and his father lived to the Allahabad of today is covered in a comprehensive manner. The author also visits Mumbai, to meet film directors, struggling and successful actors, Kashmir and Afganistan and Tibet.
Book: Temptations of the West by Pankaj Mishra
Pages : 439
Publisher : Picador India