Dec 16 - Abhay K’s ‘The Seduction of Delhi’ delights



Recipient of the SAARC Literary Award and nominated for the Pushcart Prize 2013, Abhay K is the author of two memoirs and 5 collections of poetry. He co-founded the poetry movement ‘Poetry at the Monument’ to bring together Delhi’s great cultural heritage and poetry on a single platform. A career diplomat, Abhay has served in Moscow for 5 years and is presently based in Kathmandu.

 

‘The Seduction of Delhi’ is a collection of poems on Delhi and its monuments built during its 7 incarnations. It incorporates vignettes of the past and the present, events and portraits, people and places. The collection has been applauded by several senior poets in India and abroad.

 

 

Abhay K

The Seduction of Delhi

New Delhi: Bloomsbury India, 2014

Pages: 94. Price: Rs 299.

 

 

(Report by G S P Rao, Dec 16, 2014)

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