|History in the Guise of a Traveler's Tale Amitav Ghosh. and it must have been |
difficult indeed to last through them without food, water or tobacco. Yet I never
once saw a single person in Lataifa breaking the fast, in any way: there were ...
|Opening in Calcutta in the 1960s, Amitav Ghosh's radiant second novel follows two families -- one English, one Bengali -- as their lives intertwine in tragic and comic ways.|
|Here, For The First Time Is As Complete A Collection As Can Be Made Of The Prose Which Reveals That Relatively Unknown Amitav Ghosh: The Novelist As Thinker, The Man Of Ideas As A Writer Of Luminous, Illuminating Non-Fiction.|