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Saturday, April 08, 2006


"To be an Indian in Shanghai is to know a similar sensation of familiarity, if tinged with unease. It is also to be inevitably reminded of Bombay, the city most complicit with Shanghai in 19th-century inequity. "

Pankaj Mishra goes to Shanghai to find out how close it is to Mumbai.


  • In reference to your post "Moving Words": I thought that Lord Alfred Tennyson was the one who said "Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all", not St Augustine.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 2:34 PM  

  • You're right, of course: 'In Memoriam'. Seems to have been overlooked by all concerned.

    By Blogger PrufrockTwo, at 9:13 PM  

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