Seven Cities Of Delhi by Rajiv Chopra #Book Review #AmReading

In my mission to always support our wonderful Indie authors out there, I decided to purchase a book a little out of my usual genre, by photographer and writer, Rajiv Chopra.

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Here is he, with a pen rather than his camera – his usual weapon of choice!

I have been following Rajiv’s work for a long while, and was extremely excited at the thought of his book, Seven Cities Of Delhi, which was to be a combination of photography and historical facts about the glorious city of Delhi, and I wasn’t disappointed!

Makes me want to go again and actually explore more, rather than just go shopping! (Oh, and eat Gol Gappe!!!)

My review!

Star rating:⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I’ve appreciated the photography of Rajiv Chopra for a few years via social media. I have visited Delhi several times and enjoyed my time there too. So when I read that there was a book combining both, I felt a compulsion to buy.
Seven Cities of Delhi? Who knew? I have read many tales and historical novels about various rulers who dominated Indian history, and it was really fascinating to read about how they left their marks on the capital of India.
Rajiv’s photos, in black and white, gave a grainy, almost to the era feel to the pictures, I wanted to step inside to see the colour!
If you love to read about long-forgotten Indian history, and have a fascination with the beautiful photographic structures, I recommend this book!

Available on Amazon here.

My Amazon review here.

My Goodreads review here.

20 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Lisa A.
    Aug 20, 2018 @ 04:26:19

    Sounds like an interesting read, Ritu!

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  2. Smorgasbord - Variety is the Spice of Life.
    Aug 19, 2018 @ 21:53:27

    Great review and very interesting book by the sound of it Ritu…

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  3. OIKOS™-Redaktion
    Aug 19, 2018 @ 14:50:30

    Thank you for the very good recommendation, Ritu! I am also very interested in to know much more about India’s big cities. There is so much to investigate. Have a great Sunday. Michael

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  4. Rajiv
    Aug 19, 2018 @ 05:40:38

    Oh, very nice!! Thank you!! Very much indeed!

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  5. Krishna Chaitanya
    Aug 19, 2018 @ 01:22:44

    Thank you for sharing by Ritu ma’am. I am actually interested in History and photography. I will surely read this book!!!

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  6. syl65
    Aug 18, 2018 @ 20:48:15

    Thank you for sharing Sister!

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  7. pranabaxom
    Aug 18, 2018 @ 19:56:47

    If you are going to Delhi next, try Brijwasi adjacent to Shiv Misthan Bhandar in Chandni Chowk near Town Hall. Recommended by my NRC area friends. Cheap, good lunch thalis.😊

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