The lowlands is another name for the Indian subcontinent – as opposed to the highlands, the Himalayas, which rise up in a cultural collision behind them. In the lowlands they are flooded – figuratively and literally. Wera Sæther has travelled and lived in India for many years. This is a novel, but it is also Wera Sæther's story. Wera Sæther's story of travelling and living in India.
Wera Sæther (b. 1945) has since her literary debut in 1973 written in several genres: poetry, translations, novels and children's books. Wera Sæther travels extensively in Easter Europe, India, Central Africa and the Middle East, writing and taking photos.