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Calcutta past and present

by Kathleen Blechynden

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Published by W. Thacker in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Kathleen Blechynden
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 245 pages, 23 unnumbered leaves of plates :
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26266372M

  The Epic City hits home and hits hard. It takes you into the heart of Calcutta, its core flaws and outstanding beauty. Calcutta/Kolkata is a busy city, with /5. Two eminent citizens have recently brought back Calcutta’s past to the present. One of them was litterateur and cartoonist Himanish Goswami, who was a photographer as well and had clicked thousands of pictures of Calcutta and London in the s and : The Telegraph Online.

This book evokes responses. So, let me first record my responses to ‘The Calcutta Chromosome’. Ghosh digs into one event, one pinpointed occurance of the past. He keeps probing it till he finds patterns, and parallels. It is wonderful to watch this artist work. He selects an . The past first drops into Antar's lap -- or rather: appears on his computer screen -- in the form of a piece of an ID card from another LifeWatch employee, n. Murugan went missing in in Calcutta and, as it happens, Antar met him before then.

Chaudhuri’s prose is delicious, his humour wry.” —Australian Book Review “Beguiling Chaudhuri makes [Calcutta] sound like just the place to be.” —The Spectator (London) “Concussed by the noise of the new and beguiled by echoes of the past, Chaudhuri maintains his novelist’s eye and ear for Calcutta’s character and citizens. Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), city, capital of West Bengal state, and former capital (–) of British India. It is one of India’s largest cities and one of its major ports. The city is centered on the east bank of the Hugli River, about 96 miles upstream from the head of the Bay of Bengal.


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Calcutta having been pillaged and the garrison destroyed or driven away, Suraj-ud-Dowlah changed the name of the town to Allynagore, and appointed a native Governor, a Hindu, Raja Manickchand. He then returned in triumph to his own capital, exacting payment as he went of large sums of money from the French and Dutch settlements at Chandernagore.

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