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Sea Of Poppies - Signed

£35.00

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This paperback is signed by the author. The book is in good condition. There is a few minor scuffs, but nothing major.

This book was published in 2009 by Motilal Uk Books Of India.

Sea of Poppies is a stunningly vibrant and intensely human work that confirms Amitav Ghosh s reputation as a master storyteller. At the heart of this epic saga is a vast ship, the Ibis. Its destiny is a tumultuous voyage across the Indian Ocean to the Mauritius Islands. As to the people on board, they are a motley array of sailors and stowaways, coolies and convicts. In a time of colonial upheaval in the mid-nineteenth century, fate has thrown together a truly diverse cast of Indians and Westerners, from a bankrupt Raja to a widowed village-woman, from a mulatto American freedman to a free-spirited European orphan. As they sail down the Hooghly and into the sea, their old family ties are washed away, and they view themselves as jahaj-bhais, or ship-brothers, who will build whole new lives for themselves in the remote islands where they are being taken. It is the beginning of an unlikely dynasty.

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Signed
Author(s):
Ghost, Amitav
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Used: good
Dimensions:
13cm x 20cm
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Paperback
ISBN-10:
0143066153
ISBN-13:
9780143066156
Number of pages:
515
Publisher:
Motilal Uk Books Of India
Title:
Sea Of Poppies

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This paperback is signed by the author. The book is in good condition. There is a few minor scuffs, but nothing major.

This book was published in 2009 by Motilal Uk Books Of India.

Sea of Poppies is a stunningly vibrant and intensely human work that confirms Amitav Ghosh s reputation as a master storyteller. At the heart of this epic saga is a vast ship, the Ibis. Its destiny is a tumultuous voyage across the Indian Ocean to the Mauritius Islands. As to the people on board, they are a motley array of sailors and stowaways, coolies and convicts. In a time of colonial upheaval in the mid-nineteenth century, fate has thrown together a truly diverse cast of Indians and Westerners, from a bankrupt Raja to a widowed village-woman, from a mulatto American freedman to a free-spirited European orphan. As they sail down the Hooghly and into the sea, their old family ties are washed away, and they view themselves as jahaj-bhais, or ship-brothers, who will build whole new lives for themselves in the remote islands where they are being taken. It is the beginning of an unlikely dynasty.

Added value:
Signed
Author(s):
Ghost, Amitav
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
13cm x 20cm
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0143066153
ISBN-13:
9780143066156
Number of pages:
515
Publisher:
Motilal Uk Books Of India
Title:
Sea Of Poppies

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