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Friday, March 17, 2006

What Ho, Sahib

The Times' Stephen McClarence travels to Delhi to discover the roots of Indian readers' continuing love affair with P.G. Wodehouse: "Nearly 60 years after the nation’s British rulers packed their bags and legged it home, his books are on sale in most bookshops, sometimes nestling nervously between Jeanette Winterson and Virginia Woolf. Wodehouse never wrote about India, but sells better on the subcontinent than in Britain, with pirated copies in common circulation."


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