The Mountain of the Moon- A Classic Tale of Adventure in Africa
|Pages:||176 (Throughout B/w Illustrations)|
|Other Details||8.00x5.00 inch|
The storyline, with a series of adventures, is a testimony to the eternal virtues of courage, curiosity and compassion. It gradually becomes a tantalizing tale of an unusual friendship that evolved in the spectacular but dangerous African forests and grasslands teeming with mysterious wildlife, people and their folklores.
Experience this classic adventurous narrative in English that will lead you again to an era of picaro, when one dared to dream.
However, to make the geographical details of Africa and the description of nature realistic, I have followed travelogues written by some famous explorers like Sir Henry Hamilton Johnston and Rosita Forbes.
In this context, I might add that the mountain described in this story, the Richtersveld, is a well-known mountain range in Central Africa, and the legends of the dingonek (the Rhodesian monster) and the bunyip are still common in the jungles of Zululand.
St. Franco's Prayer to the Sun used in this novel was translated by the late Mohini Mohan Chattopadhyay. Barrack pore Jessore 18 September 1937 Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay This book has also been adapted into a popular Bengali movie.
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