India’s Legendary East Coast
INDIA’S LEGENDARY EAST COAST
by P.K. De

India’s Legendary East Coast takes readers on a kaleidoscopic journey starting from the delta of the Ganga on the Bay of Bengal and extending up to Land’s End at Kanyakumari in the south. The region’s much splendoured history, together with the picturesque landscape of the various places that it traverses, makes it distinctive and unique. This is veritably the sacred coast of this great country, the secular coast of the religious where lie numerous holy places of pilgrimage, belonging to different faiths and being respected equally by all.
Peppered with folktales, myths and anecdotes, the book sweeps the reader along with its accounts of India’s coastline, closely interwoven with the many strands of legends of the country’s hinterland. It has an old-world charm, making it interesting to those who love to travel to lesser known places on India’s eastern coast.
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THE AUTHOR
P.K. De has worked as Photo-Officer, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India (Delhi), later taking charge as Deputy Director, Photo Division/Press Information Bureau. He was also Photo Editor to the international journal published by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. He has been writing for several leading dailies and prestigious journals on Travel and Tourism, and has contributed photographs in several books by reputed publishers. P.K. De was conferred the Associateship of the Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain and the International Federation of Photographic Art, Paris. He is presently working on his next book, The Himalayan Deserts.
Specifications:
Size: 225 x 150mm
Binding: Flexiback
Paper: 150 gsm, matt coated
Page extent: 160
Photographs: 130
Map: 1
ISBN: 978-93-81523-12-4
Price: INR 595 / £14.99 / $19.99
PLUS POSTAGE AND PACKING WITHIN INDIA RS/200
OUTSIDE INDIA RS/ 1200
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