Nicobar Islands : In Nature's Kingdom

Paper Type: 130 gsm Art paper (matt) | Size: 225 mm x 225 mm
All colour; 133 photographs; 292 pages; Hardback
ISBN-10: 938309866X | ISBN-13: 978-93-83098-66-8

 1995 |  60 |  35

The author is absolutely in love with the little known islands of the Nicobars and the simple people who live a peaceful life there. He has visited the region several times before and after the tsunami of December 2004. This book is a gripping description of a ‘forgotten archipelago’ and the tsunami aftermath that completely transformed the islands. The documentation of the pre-tsunami Nicobars is a valuable historical record. The book is also an exceptional attempt by a single individual to record the multidimensional changes following the disaster. Nicobar Islands: In Nature’s Kingdom introduces the reader to a region that is mysterious and awe-inspiring. It is a chance to explore this remote area of the country that reveals the splendour and beauty of nature and its catastrophic power.

Dr. Tilak Ranjan Bera
Dr. Tilak Ranjan Bera

Dr. Tilak Ranjan Bera is an avid nature lover and has a passion for travelling, writing as well as photography. He completed his medical graduation from Calcutta Medical College in 1981 and post-graduation in Ophthalmology from Mumbai University. Dr Bera has also explored many remote areas of India and has written about them extensively. In recognition of his works, he was awarded the Fulbright Nehru Fellowship by the United States - India Educational Foundation as well as a Senior Research Fellowship by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India. He was an Associate at Yale University in the USA, during his Fulbright Fellowship.