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The Calcutta chromosome : a novel of fevers, delirium, and discovery

Author: Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: London : Picador, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Antar, a computer-bound Egyptian clerk in New York City, investigates the strange truth of what happened in a tropical laboratory in the 1890s. Offers a cast of extraordinary characters, advanced computer science, religious cults, and portraits of 20th-century India and America.
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Genre/Form: Student Collection
Fiction
Science fiction
Novels
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 0330347586 9780330347587 0330353314 9780330353311
OCLC Number: 35759000
Awards: Winner of Arthur C. Clarke Award 1997.
Description: 309 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Amitav Ghosh.

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A Victorian ghost story, a medical thriller and a scientific quest, this tale ranges from an unspecified time in the future, to the present day, to the late-19th century. The story unravels the  Read more...

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