Hillstation: A Story of True Love, Sacrifice, Causality... and Luck (Paperback)Robin Mukherjee (author)
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Dreaming of escape from his remote village in the Himalayan foothills, Rabindra entreats the gods to send him an English bride. When a saucy English dance troupe arrives on the run from a Bombay crime boss, Rabindra believes that his prayers have been answered. Except that they have no interest in marrying anyone. As the village begins to unravel in the presence of these scandalous foreigners, surprising secrets emerge from the depths of its past.
A story of true love, coincidence, causality and sacrifice. In some ways it is a love-poem to a glorious, intriguing and sometimes frustrating culture still alive in the far corners of a great continent, but slowly fading to the onslaught of the technological age.
Publisher: Oldcastle Books Ltd
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 218 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm
Hillstation is a well-written book that slowly charms its way into your heart and leaves you with a smile on your face! -- Adrian Green * The Book Reviewers *
I'm just going to come straight out and say it. I thoroughly enjoyed this chaotic, hilarious, colourful and charming book * Bibliomaniac *
Hillstation is well written, and Mukherjee's local characters are cleverly shaped around traditional ideals and Indian culture -- Nell Young * Culturefly *
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