Since I posted here… Continue reading Been ages
Originally posted on MiGoa:
So glad that this book’s author’s granddaughter (Giselle Lobo) gave me one of the few copies left, and also allowed it to be reproduced for the reader one-and-a-half generation after it was written. The copy I… Continue reading Village portraits, mostly expat achievers
The Guardian of the UK recently published a listing of “10 of the best books set in Mumbai”. See Taking the cue from that listing, here’s a compilation of my own favourite ten novels set in Goa or her people. * * * Lambert Mascarenhas, Sorrowing Lies My Land Undoubtedly one of the most neatly-crafted novels written in colonial times, whose story still resonates. My edition dates back to the 1970 Goa Publications reprint (“Price Rs 15”). “The mountain far away, wearing a cloak of muddy brown, stood there against the azure sky, ragged as a tramp drowsing in the … Continue reading Ten of the best: novels about Goa
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More Matata-Love after the Mau Mau. Continue reading More Matata-Love after the Mau Mau
Originally posted on The Goa Review of Books:
The young Jesuit Kelwin Monteiro promptly agreed and shared a copy of the latest issue of Dor Mhoineachi Rotti. It is now online and free to access here. Kelwin wrote: As assured, kindly find attached to this mail the January issue of the Dor Mhoineachi Rotti. Feel free to put it on any website or blog, so that it reaches to the maximum number of people! I will send you the issues every month! This is the 99th year of its publication. The year 2015-16 would be the Centenary Year of publication!… Continue reading A hundred years young… almost!