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Author: Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Mariner books edView all editions and formats
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Opening in Calcutta in the 1960's. Amitav Ghosh's radiant second novel follows two families - one English, one Bengali as their lives intertwine in tragic and comic ways. The narrator, Indian born and English educated, traces events back and forth in time, from the outbreak of World War II to the late twentieth century, through decades of violence in Bengal, observing the ways in which political events invade
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 061832996X 9780618329960
OCLC Number: 57722504
Notes: "A Mariner book."
Description: 246 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Amitav Ghosh.
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Opening in Calcutta in the 1960's. Amitav Ghosh's radiant second novel follows two families - one English, one Bengali as their lives intertwine in tragic and comic ways. The narrator, Indian born and English educated, traces events back and forth in time, from the outbreak of World War II to the late twentieth century, through decades of violence in Bengal, observing the ways in which political events invade private lives.

Follows two families in Calcutta, one English and one Bengali, as their lives intertwine in ways both tragic and comic.

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