Books by Amitav Ghosh (3)


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Gun Island : A spellbinding, globe-trotting novel by the bestselling author of the Ibis trilogy by Amitav Ghosh EN

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Country: Asia / India flag India
Description:
Bundook. Gun. A common word, but one which turns Deen Datta's world upside down. A dealer of rare books, Deen is used to a quiet life spent indoors, but as his once-solid beliefs begin to shift, he is forced to set out on an extraordinary journey; one that takes him from India to Los Angeles and Venice via a tangled route through the memories and experiences of those he meets along the way. There is Piya, a fellow Bengali-American who sets his journey in motion; Tipu, an entrepreneurial young man who opens Deen's eyes to the realities of growing up in today's world; Rafi, with his desperate at... continue

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Líneas de sombra by Amitav Ghosh ES

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Country: Asia / India flag India
Description:
Las líneas de sombra son aquellas, invisibles, que constituyen el mapa de la memoria. A través de los ojos de un adolescente, el autor despliega un riquísimo entramado de líneas de sombra que interconectan la historia de una familia india: los abuelos; el padre, arqueólogo y bohemio, atrapado en la sangrienta Partición de la India; la hermosa prima Ila, hija de un diplomático, que vive viajando por el mundo.

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The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Asia / India flag India
Description:
Rajkumar is a young orphan helping out in a market stall in the dusty square outside the royal palace in Mandalay, when the British force the Burmese King, Queen and court into exile. Haunted by his vision of the Royal Family and one of their attendants, he travels to the obscure town where they have been exiled, and his family and friends become inexorably linked with theirs. From this humble beginning, an extraordinary story of a century unfolds: in Malaya, amid the vast rubber plantations; in India, amid growing nationalistic fervor; in America, where ideals of democracy, terrorist skills a... continue