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25%OFFNorman Lewis - A Goddess in the Stones: Travels in Eastern India: Bihar and Orissa - 9781780601083 - V9781780601083
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A Goddess in the Stones: Travels in Eastern India: Bihar and Orissa

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Description for A Goddess in the Stones: Travels in Eastern India: Bihar and Orissa Paperback. Norman Lewis avoids the easy pleasures of travelling through the hill-forts of Rajasthan, visiting palace hotels and the Taj Mahal. Instead his travels in India begin in the impoverished, overpopulated and corrupt state of Bihar - the scene of a brutal caste war between the untouchables and higher-caste gangsters Num Pages: 326 pages. BIC Classification: 1FKA; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). .
Norman Lewis avoids the easy pleasures of travelling through the hill-forts of Rajasthan, visiting palace hotels and the Taj Mahal. Instead his travels in India begin in the impoverished, overpopulated and corrupt state of Bihar - the scene of a brutal caste war between the untouchables and higher-caste gangsters. From these violent happenings, he heads down the west coast of Bengal and into the highlands of Orissa to testify to the life of the 'indigenous tribals who have survived in isolation. As William Dalrymple observed in The Spectator, 'the great virtue of Norman Lewis as a writer ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Eland Publishing Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
Number of Pages
326
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781780601083
SKU
V9781780601083
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About Norman Lewis
Norman Lewis's early childhood, recalled in Jackdaw Cake, was spent partly with his Welsh spiritualist parents in Enfield, North London, and partly with his eccentric aunts in Wales. Forgoing a place at university for lack of funds, he used the income from photography to finance travels to Spain, Italy and the Balkans, before being approached by the Colonial Office to ... Read more

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