Sea of Poppies: Book One Of The Ibis Trilogy Hardcover – Oct 7 2008
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"Self-assured and nimble, Sea of Poppies fuses the best work of Ghosh's substantial career." - The Globe and Mail
" This novel can stand without embarrassment in the company of Melville, Conrad, and Patrick O'Brien." - Ottawa Citizen
About the Author
Amitav Ghosh was born in Calcutta and grew up in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and India. He studied at the universities of Delhi and Oxford, and published the first of seven novels, The Circle of Reason, in 1986. He currently divides his time between Calcutta, Goa, and Brooklyn. The first novel in the Ibis trilogy, Sea of Poppies, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.See all Product Description
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