· ISBN – 9788184003390
· Genre: Fiction
· Publishers: Random House
· Price: Rs. 399/- (I got this book from the publisher for a review)
Boats on Land is a unique way of looking at India’s northeast and its people against a larger historical canvas the early days of the British Raj, the World Wars, conversions to Christianity, and the missionaries. Boats on Land quietly captures our fragile and awkward place in the world.
Behind The book
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This is a world where the everyday is infused with the folkloric and 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.