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characters The Black Hill ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Set in the mid nineteenth century the action takes place in the Northeast—the region that spreads from Assam to Arunachal today The East India Company is seeking to make inroads into the region and the local people—in particular the Abor and Mishmee tribes—fear tSet in the mid nineteenth century the action takes place in the Northeast the region that spreads from Assam to Arunachal today The East India Company is seeking to make inroads into the region and the local people in particular the Abor and Mishmee tribes fear their coming and are doing all they can to keep them out of their territories The author takes a recorded historical event the mysterious disappearance of a French priest Father Nicolas Krick in the 1850s and the execution of Kajinsha from the M. A memoir that takes you to mid Nineteenth century Arunachal Pradesh where the Europeans were looking to enter this untouched paradise The rest of India was preparing to overthrow Britons in Sepoy Mutiny Arunachal was a land of tribal kingdoms of the Mishmees Abors now ADI Apatanis and the Tibetans living together in a shared heavenThis book is a tale of the very first Europeans who set foot on this land and created a conflict that lasts till date A historical plot weaved together with the values of work labor and love a must read to know the emergence of Arunachal Pradesh as a state and how these tribes thrived beyond the religious fault lines

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Ishmee tribe for his murder and woven a gripping densely imagined work of fiction around it And even as the novel tells the story of an impossible journey and an elopement it explores the themes of the lure of unknown worlds the love people have for each other and their land and the forces of history Gimur a girl from the Abor tribe runs away with Kajinsha from the Mishmee tribe and they settle down on his land near the Tibetan border Father Krick’s attempts to reach Tibet to set up a Jesuit mission. The book gives shape to the love between a man and a woman expresses a priest’s love for his divine calling and portrays a community’s love for land territory and for the identity drawn from its ownership In thick jungles and barren landscapes these different loves intertwine through events first and finally and most beautifully in essence too For all its intricateness of poetic language skilful narration of a thick plot and successful drawing in of the reader into its world the narrator of ‘The Black Hill’ comes across as strangely devoid of an opinion on colonization More so because it is set in a context and contains events that cannot be viewed in separation from the larger political events unfolding at that time The book may not necessarily need an opinion but what it also lacks in is a real well rounded depiction of the colonizers or even their intent behind occupying prime townsI cannot stop thinking that this alternate “history” seems to be catering to a colonized mind And coming from one too To read the full review please visit

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The Black HillAre foiled repeatedly by the local people not because of any personal animus towards the priests or their work but because they feel rightly that once the priests come the British with their guns and their garrisons will follow The story revolves around events in Gimur’s and Kajinsha’s villages and is also seen from the point of view of Father Krick a gentle intelligent man devout but no bigot whose determination to reach Tibet no matter what the cost impacts tragically on all those who encounter h. here is my Reviewhttphemutanublogspotcom201509