Travelling Across Genres (William Dalrymple & Colin Thubron)

Recorded on date : December 1, 2016

Recorded at Location : The British Library

In ‘White Mughals’, which was awarded the 2001 Wolfson Prize for History, William Dalrymple departed from travel writing to relate the romantic and ultimately tragic tale of a passionate love affair that took place in eighteenth-century India, and that transcended all the cultural, religious and political boundaries of its time. He talks with Colin Thubron, a travel writer and novelist.

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