Based on a true story of a third class train journey round India by a group of forty Bengali villagers,
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An insight into the philosophy of the mainly elderly villagers as they travel through flat plains to the Himalayas and back. They show great courage in making the journey, and they make interesting observations of life in the different towns and villages. Beautifully written, with descriptions of temples, towns and landscapes as well as the interesting characters on their travels through India. Unfortunately this book is out of print at the moment.