By Indrajit Hazra
Part own essay, half documentary, half cultural historical past, Grand Delusions is totally specified and whole of surprises. either intimate and provocative, it shines new gentle on an excellent and engaging city.
‘As somebody whose early life have been spent in Kolkata, I learn Indrajit Hazra’s ebook with willing interest—and satisfaction. He conveys his deep wisdom of Kolkata’s background and tradition with variety and wit, deftly taking pictures the city’s glories and disenchantments, its ironies and its anxieties. the non-public and the political are superbly mixed. i assumed I knew Kolkata very well—now, after analyzing Hazra, I shall stopover at it afresh with new eyes, and bigger understanding.’— Ramachandra Guha
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