There are many ways to travel between India and the UK in general, and Calcutta and Norwich in particular. You could take a plane and then the bus or the train, or perhaps a taxi. You could even sail. But what if you travelled via literature instead? In Writing Places you will find such a journey. This collection draws together stories, poems, photographs, memoirs, confessions and investigations from some of the most imaginative writers and photographers working in the UK and India today to create a journey between the two lands that you can savour with your mind, heart and even body. A unique work for armchair travellers, Writing Places lets us move between two countries that share a long history in a first-of-its-kind collection of words and images.
Featuring an introduction by Arunava Sinha and contributions from Lucy Hughes-Hallet, Pia Ghosh-Roy, Tiffany Atkinson, Parni Ray, Vesna Goldsworthy, Somrita Urni Ganguly, Shreya Sen-Handley, Sreedevi Nair, Sarah Bower, Mandakranta Sen, Chirodeep Chaudhuri, Jerry Pinto, Paramita Satpathy Tripathy, Kate Griffin, Sirsho Bandyopadhyay, Anjali Joseph, Sarah Hickson, Samit Basu and Duncan Large.
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