The book makes for a fascinating read on the diverse languages of India. It’s well crafted, well researched and incredibly enriching.
Heroes The Colour of Dust is tale of six sparrows, of fearless self sacrifice and derring-do. As the introduction says, the struggle for independence involved not just brown people, but brown birds as well.
Thambi was fired by Mahatma Gandhi’s Quit India Movement, and inspired by his vision of refusing to obey the British. But Thambi’s father was of the opinion that the family must not be involved in anything.
Reading this well crafted book is a journey of self discovery, bringing you inspiration, and a little closer to your inner self.
The book is an eye opener for all of us who are admirers of history and art, yet ignorant about the mysteries behind them.
Very few books are centered around the North East and this insightful, soul searching story by Mandira Shah is riveting.