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Mumbai
used in A Great and Terrible Beauty

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financial capital and largest metropolitan area in India
  • We're moving past the cobra man and into the throng of people crowding every inch of Bombay's frenzied marketplace.
    Chapter 1 (18% in)
  • —from "The Lady of Shalott" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson CHAPTER ONE JUNE 21, 1895 Bombay, India "PLEASE TELL ME THAT'S NOT GOING TO BE PART OF MY birthday dinner this evening."
    Chapter 1 (8% in)
  • "No one tried to keep Tom imprisoned in Bombay," I say, invoking my brother's name as a last resort.
    Chapter 1 (50% in)
  • Bombay.
    Chapter 1 (66% in)
  • The old men smile at me, an English girl lost and alone on Bombay's streets.
    Chapter 2 (16% in)
  • I'm back on the streets of Bombay, as if I'd never been gone, screaming wildly while the young Indian man pins my flailing arms at my side.
    Chapter 2 (75% in)
  • I stowed away on the Mary Elizabeth in Bombay.
    Chapter 7 (73% in)

There are no more uses of "Mumbai" in A Great and Terrible Beauty.

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