The author of this novel is a journalist , he has a passion which is walking . He wants to explore the city by walking in different patterns.the best part of the Delhi you get to see both extremes of the world , rich and poor.
He talk about how Delhi struggle in the last few years.Before several years ago Delhi was sleepy and boating city for other state of india , but now it become a dream-town of the india. Mostly the human being like to live in village but for the first time in Delhi people wants to live in the town or city.in short time it develops a lot and it become newest and ancient city of India.but remove the historical elements and made cybercafe , shopping malls , etc.
After visiting jantar -mantar in modern Delhi he start liking this city.but after visiting the Calcutta and Bombay he think that this city has a identity and energy which Delhi don’t have that.he compare the people in Delhi and other cities.After coming in Delhi he just wants get out from that city.
He tells that this city is designed for a walkers , by walking he explores the places in the city.he start walking different pattern to know more places in city.Walking in spiral pattern it’s better because when you walk in spiral you can see the each and every places in the city and you don’t even realized when you get out of the city.