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William Dalrymple was born in Scotland and brought up on the shores of the Firth of Forth. He wrote the highly acclaimed bestseller In Xanadu when he was twenty-two. City of Djinns won the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award and the Sunday Times Young British Writer of the Year Award. The Age of Kali won the French Prix D'Astrolabe and White Mughals won the Wolfson Prize for History 2003 and the Scottish Book of the Year Prize. The Last Mughal was longlisted for the BBC Four Samuel Johnson Prize and won the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize. He lives with his wife and three children on a farm outside Dehli.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by William Dalrymple

Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India by William Dalrymple
Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India
William Dalrymple
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 2 June 2010. William Dalrymple delves deep into the heart of a nation torn between the relentless onslaught of modernity and the ancient traditions that endure to this day....
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/06/2010

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