Butterflies on the Roof of the World: A Memoir

Butterflies on the Roof of the World: A Memoir (English, Hardcover, Smetacek Peter)

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Butterflies on the Roof of the World: A Memoir  (English, Hardcover, Smetacek Peter)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Hardcover
    • Publisher: ALEPH
    • Genre: Nature
    • ISBN: 9789382277057, 9382277056
    • Pages: 224
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    Hunting butterflies in Kumaon

    There are not many Indian authors who write about nature. Those few who do usually concentrate on the larger animals: tigers, elephants and other mammal, some on the country's diverse birdlife. To my knowledge Peter Smetacek has written the first book on India's wonderful butterflies and moths.

    The initial biographical chapters are beautifully paced, and end with the author choosing his profession of lepidopterist in the hills of Uttarakhand. The clear language and pace of this story reveal ...
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    Karamchand Ghote

    26 Feb, 2013

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    Don't waste your money

    The book was very old and in bad shape
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    Melvin

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    14 Dec, 2017

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    Old book and images in black and white

    I expected the images to be in colour for butterflies but unfortunately ithey are black and white. Also the book which was delivered seems very old and not a recently printed copy.
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    Jophine Pranjal

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    25 Nov, 2014

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    A delightful read for anybody who loves nature!

    Peter Smetacek's book on his experiences while looking for butterflies in the Himalayas is an absolute delight to read. Indian books on wildlife tend to focus on megafauna, and this one is a wonderful exception. The only issue I have with the book is that I wish it were longer, with more experiences and tales from his days of trooping around in some of the most fantastic jungles of India.
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    Harshad Karandikar

    26 Apr, 2013

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    Beautiful...an absolutely engrossing book

    Its one of my best book ever. A lot of things to know about the world of butterflies. Its a beautiful...an absolutely engrossing book...for the people who enjoying the Nature. Personally i know the great author and its my pleasure to see the book of my hero in my hand.I have seen his butterflies collection and I sincerely appreciate his generosity. :-)
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    Anupam Kumar

    8 Mar, 2013

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