Author: Inderpal Singh
Publisher: National Book Trust
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8123728662
An engrossing fare of folk-tales reflecting the wonder and mystery of life, the joy and struggle for existence and the interplay of fundamental emotions.
The culture of a region, the worldview and collective experiences of its people find various modes of transmission from one generation onto the next. The recounting of myths, legends and tales constitute a part of a glorious tradition. It could be a wandering minstrel, a professional storyteller or a fond grandparent keeping this tradition alive.
The wonder and mystery of life, the joy and struggle of existence and the eternal relevance of age-old truths and values are all reflect4ed in a magical landscape of a mountainous land which lines the northern boundary of North East region of India.