William Dalrymple is the author of The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi 1857  and Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan, 1839–42, among other books. He is a regular contributor to the New Yorker, Guardian, and New York Review of Books. He is the New Statesman’s India correspondent. On Twitter: @DalrympleWill.

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