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“A lyrical homage to India’s holiest, moodiest river.”—Financial Times

Named as one of Condé Nast Traveler’s 100 Greatest Travel Books of All Time, Ilija Trojanow’s Along the Ganges is a mythical journey along the great river that stretches across India for hundreds of miles. He describes a country caught between ancient tradition and astonishing modernity.

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Voted one of the 100 best Travelogues Ever by Conde Nast

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Ilija Trojanow travelled along the Ganges, from the source, where it breaks free from the eternal ice in the Himalayas, to the great cities, by boat, by bus, on overcrowded trains. He visited the great Hindu festivals and talked to those who warn of ecological disasters resulting from gigantic dams.

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A lyrical homage to India's holiest, moodiest river.-Financial Times

Named as one of Cond Nast Traveler's 100 Greatest Travel Books of All Time, Ilija Trojanow's Along the Ganges is a mythical journey along the great river that stretches across India for hundreds of miles. He describes a country caught between ancient tradition and astonishing modernity.

About the Author

Ilija Trojanow was born in Bulgaria in 1965. After fleeing his homeland via Yugoslavia and Italy, he was granted political asylum in Germany. He spent ten years in Kenya and five years in Mumbai, before moving to Capetown in 2003.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781904950363
Author:
Trojanov, Ilija
Publisher:
Haus Pub.
Translator:
Hoskote, Ranjit
Author:
Trojanow, Ilija
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
India
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Asia - India
Subject:
Travel-India
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Haus Publishing - Armchair Traveller
Publication Date:
20080531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
266
Dimensions:
7 x 5 in

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Ilija Trojanow travelled along the Ganges, from the source, where it breaks free from the eternal ice in the Himalayas, to the great cities, by boat, by bus, on overcrowded trains. He visited the great Hindu festivals and talked to those who warn of ecological disasters resulting from gigantic dams.
"Synopsis" by , A lyrical homage to India's holiest, moodiest river.-Financial Times

Named as one of Cond Nast Traveler's 100 Greatest Travel Books of All Time, Ilija Trojanow's Along the Ganges is a mythical journey along the great river that stretches across India for hundreds of miles. He describes a country caught between ancient tradition and astonishing modernity.

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