India is never what it seems and always full of surprises. The first publications look at unusual and remote places, one in the north-east and the other in the north-west. Michael has visited both at different times and each separated by about ten years.

As India develops so quickly this generated a theme that I have called Elusive India. Changes continue and the books are now a valuable historical written and visual photo documentaries. The NEWS AND COMMENT column tracks these continuing and sometimes dramatic stories.


Please click on the highlighted links above to see a résumé of each book and the price which includes postage and packing worldwide.

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Copies are also available from the Art Book Center in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.


The books contain over 100 black and white photographs. Some of these are included in the Photographs section and many are available as individual prints on archival paper. These can be bought direct from this website using PayPal.

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