The Shadow Lines
  • Author : Amitav Ghosh
  • Release Date : 26 January 2010
  • Publisher : Penguin Books India
  • Genre : Boys
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 13 : 9780143066569
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Book excerpt: 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. 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 years of Bengali partition and violence, observing the ways in which political events invade private lives.

The Shadow Lines

The Shadow Lines

Author : Amitav Ghosh,Amitav
Publisher : Penguin Books India
Genre : Boys
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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. The narrator, Indian born and English educated, traces events back and forth in time, from the outbreak of World War II ...

The Shadow Lines

The Shadow Lines

Author : Amitav Ghosh
Publisher : HMH
Genre : Fiction
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“A stunning novel” following two families—one British, one Bengali—from the New York Times–bestselling author of Sea of Poppies (The New Republic). Opening in Calcutta in the 1960s, Amitav Ghosh’s radiant second novel follows an English family and a Bengali family as their lives intertwine across the ...

The Shadow Lines

The Shadow Lines

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