The Spell of the Flying Foxes

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Penguin Books India, 2011 - British - 254 pages
"Nostalgic, funny and sad ... true story of a plantation in north Bihar on India's border with Nepal"--P. 4 of cover.
 

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Contents

The Flying Foxes
3
Home Sweet Home
20
The Aftermath
40
The SugarCoated Days Of Parrot and Pig
51
Moving On
60
Evenings at Home
66
Harrys Soft Spots
75
A Man and a River
85
A Grave Tale
135
The Monsoon
156
Games of Chance
162
Bachoo the Barber
168
Lust for Land
182
Christmas Time
191
Shikars
200
The Great Change
213

The Khariyan
93
The Merry Days of Winter
101
Spirits
114
Coming Events
120
Our Bovine Creatures
126
Comings and Goings
220
A Festival of Affliction
238
Mother
246
Acknowledgements
255
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