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In Spite Of The Gods: The Strange Rise of Modern India Hardcover – 24 Aug 2006

3.7 out of 5 stars 16 customer reviews

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  • Hardcover: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown; First Edition edition (24 Aug. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0316729817
  • ISBN-13: 978-0316729819
  • Product Dimensions: 16.5 x 3.8 x 24.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars 16 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,189,237 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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IN SPITE OF THE GODS is some way ahead of the game. Luce is a highly perceptive and intelligent writer and, unusually, he understands how India works. (SUNDAY TIMES)

Luce delivers genuine insight and revealing observations among the exhaustive facts, interviews and history (METRO)

Engrossing... Instead of standing loftily above the action, Luce gets in among the people to reveal the results of economic policy at street level... A wonderfully engaging portrait of India (DAILY TELEGRAPH)

A brilliant, bracingly uncondescending introduction to the new India in its many-layered modernity, written with perceptiveness, humour and respect (SCOTSMAN)

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MAXIMUM CITY meets A MILLION MUTINIES NOW -- the definitive book on modern India by the ex-South Asia correspondent for the Financial Times.

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