ISBN 9788129129758,Left Of Centre : Kamal Morarka In Parliament

Left Of Centre : Kamal Morarka In Parliament


Kamal Morarka


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9788129129758

ISBN-10 8129129752

Hard Back

Number of Pages 288 Pages
Language (English)

History & Politics

Boats On Land Is A Unique Way Of Looking At Indias Northeast Against A Larger Historical Canvasthe Early Days Of The British Raj, The World Wars, The Missionaries And Conversions To Christianity. This Is A World In Which The Everyday Is Infused With Folklore And An Unshakeable Belief In The Supernatural. Here, A Girl Dreams Of Being A Firebird. An Artist Watches Souls Turn Into Trees. A Man Shape-Shifts Into A Tiger. Another Is Bewitched By Water Fairies. Political Struggles And Social Unrest Interweave With Fireside Tales And Age-Old Superstitions. About The Author:- Janice Pariat Is A Writer From Shillong, And Is Based Between The Uk And India. She Is The Recipient Of The Sahitya Academy'S Yuva Puraskar Award 2013 For Boats On Land. Her Work, Including Poetry, Fiction And Articles On Art And Culture, Has Featured In A Wide Number Of National Magazines And Newspapers. She Edits Pyrta, An Online Literary Journal, And Spends Her Time Walking City Streets In Search Of Stories.