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Into the crocodile nest

A journey inside New Guinea

by Benedict Allen

  • 246 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by MacMillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel writing,
  • Papua New Guinea

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9490890M
    ISBN 100333417291
    ISBN 109780333417294
    OCLC/WorldCa15593291

    During a fight with giant crocodile Chakala, over who gets to devour Mowgli, Shere Kahn falls on his head. The result is amnesia, turning the majestic hunter back into a frightened, helpless kitten. Although his enemies, Mowgli, Bagheera and Baloo decide to watch over him until his lethal memory returns.   NOTES OF A CROCODILE By Qiu Miaojin Translated by Bonnie Huie pp. New York Review Books. $ “One day it dawned on me as if I were writing my Author: Leopoldine Core.   In an archaeologist discovered crocodiles living in remote caves in Gabon. Now, genetics hint that these weird cave crocodilians may be in the process of evolving into a new species.


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Synopsis This is the story of Benedict Allen's extraordinary quest to immerse himself in the heart of New Guinea, and learn the secrets of the people's harmonious communion with the forest/5(10). Into the Crocodile's Nest – a journey inside New Guinea () In order to better understand the rain forest from the "inside", Benedict Allen underwent an initiation ceremony of the Niowra, a Sepik people who traditionally believed it made each candidates a "man as strong as a crocodile".

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Benedict Allen travelled through Papua New Guinea in search of a tribe that would let him participate in an initiation ceremony into manhood. This book is the story of Allen's initiation experiences - a tale of love, community through shared pain and of sudden death.

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The Niowra (from the Sepik) agree that he can undertake their ceremony (the first Whiteman to do so) and he is taken into the “crocodile’s nest” where after many weeks, perhaps months, the young men will emerge as embodiments of the giant crocodile spirit.4/5(8).

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Crocodile marks were carved onto their bodies with sharpened bamboo. Grey mud was applied to stop the blood-flow from their wounds, and they were beaten every day for six weeks. This book is the story of Allen's initiation experiences - a tale of Book Edition: Main.

Benedict Allen travelled through Papua New Guinea in search of a tribe that would let him participate in an initiation ceremony into manhood. He was finally admitted to the ceremonies of the Sepik tribe, whose totemic god is the crocodile.

With fifteen other young males, Allen was secluded from the village in a large nest-like enclosure. Crocodile marks were carved onto their bodies with Pages: Bibliography: p. [] Into the crocodile nest: a journey inside New Guinea Item PreviewPages: INTO THE CROCODILE NEST: A JOURNEY INSIDE NEW GUINEA.

By Benedict Allen (Macmillan of Canada, pages, $35) At the heart of Benedict Allen’s second book is. Benedict Allen travelled through Papua New Guinea in search of a tribe that would let him participate in an initiation ceremony into manhood. He was finally admitted to the ceremonies of the Sepik tribe, whose totemic god is the crocodile.

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AUS NZL INT +61 2   In New Guinea, he says he sought out members of a tribal crocodile cult who eventually permitted him to take part in their initiation rites [described in Into the Crocodile's Nest ].Author: Guardian Staff.