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The opium clerk

Author: Kunal Basu
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Basu's panoramic first novel follows the vagaries of Hiran's life, and the flow of the opium trade, from Calcutta to Canton. Disguised as a missionary, he survives cholera, piracy and war in China, arriving back in India to find his homeland on the verge of another rebellion.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kunal Basu
ISBN: 186159190X 9781861591906 1861591926 9781861591920
OCLC Number: 45828660
Description: 312 pages : 1 map ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Kunal Basu.
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