Simon Winchester's CalcuttaBook - 2004
The crazy and elusive city of Calcutta is one of the world's most resonant destinations. In this launch title of Lonely Planet's new "Writer and Place" travel literature series, bestselling author Simon Winchester has selected his favourite writings on this captivating place. Included is his own essay about his time spent in Calcutta, reflecting on his experiences, preconceptions and enduring fascination with the city. The anthology also acts as an essential introduction to the huge wealth of writing on Calcutta.
Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. ; Oakland, Calif. : Lonely Planet, 2004.
Characteristics: 302 p. ;,20 cm.
Alternative Title: Calcutta