"Historic Temples in Pakistan makes a case for keeping ancient emblems of faith alive and for pluralism in a land of irony besieged by unpalatable extremism."
- "Dull, dull, dull in a pretentious, florid and archly fatuous fashion [...] repulsive."
- "Mr. [...] never writes naturally. His sentiment is forced, his wit is forced, and his enthusiasm is forced."
"Can Indian civilization be compared to a thousand-branched tree? What have been its outstanding achievements and its impact on the world? These are some of the questions this book asks."