A griping tale of a troubled land…

Book: The Girl from the Nongrim Hills
Author: Ankush Saikia
Publisher: Penguin Books
Page: 231
Price: 299

Intending to start the New Year with some new books, we visited the Sapna Book Stall – the most popular book store in Bangalore. Suddenly my attention was caught by a particular cover page – a girl firmly holding a gun. Picked up the book and immediately the Assamese smell of the author’s name struck me. Out of great curiosity and exciting (because the author is from my native land), bought the book. And once I finished reading it, felt a great need to share my experience. In one word it is a “wonderful” read. Continue reading