The new realities of India take their revenge on postcolonial attitudes in a cunning fable by the author of West

Tanjil Rashid
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The British have tended to view Anglo-Indian relations through misty eyes, as if the empire were some kind of love affair. Enoch Powell mused, dreamily, that “the British were married to India as Venice was married to the sea”. Well, yes – if you think...

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