PRESS RELEASE & INVITATION - in celebration of the release of a new book on enigmatic Russian painter and mystic Nicholas Roerich

Dr. Manju Kak has edited an excellent collection of new thoughts and appraisals on Roerich in all his different guises

Nicholas Roerich - A Quest & A Legacy (284 x 222 mm;  £30, Hardcover; Edited by Dr. Manju Kak, published by Niyogi Books) is a richly illustrated book with 23 contributions from leading scholars and experts covering the different aspects of a multi-faceted personality and drawing them together to offer the reader a fuller, more holistic understanding of this highly influential and charismatic figure.

The attached PDF offers more details about the book, together with a complete list of the authors and the titles of their contributions. It is also an invitation to an evening of lectures and a panel discussion on Thursday September 5th at the Indian High Commission Nehru Centre in South Audley Street, Mayfair, London, starting at 6:30 pm. This will be hosted by Drs Millicent Hodson, Kenneth Archer and Manju Kak, and will feature other contributors to the book. We hope to see you there!

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