Publisher: John Murray Publishers Ltd (March 1992)
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even if hunkering down on a ship deck subsequent to a prostitute, or ingesting tea out of a dainty china cup whereas surrounded by means of a mob chanting the identify of Allah the Merciful, Francis Rolt controlled to elicit myths, tales and stories from these he met in the course of his trip via tribal villages alongside the japanese border of Bangladesh. Stranded on a tropical island within the Bay of Bengal, detained through the military within the forbidden jungles of the Chittagong Hill Tracts, arguing with a snake charmer, Francis Rolt and photographer Peter Barker received themselves into and out of a shocking variety of scrapes. The border zone is densely populated and complicated. On one facet are tribal humans, assorted in each that you can imagine manner from the folk of plainsland Bengal, and the strain produced through the dramatic, ancient conflict among those nice cultural blocks is the starting-point for the adventure. "On the edge in Bengal" takes us on a path down the border sector, the place tribal humans and Bengalis have combined, met, fought and traded for hundreds of years.