In An Antique Land by Amitav GhoshIn An Antique Land by Amitav Ghosh

In An Antique Land

byAmitav Ghosh

Paperback | January 5, 2012

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In an Antique Land is a subversive history in the guise of a traveller's tale. When the author stumbles across a slave narrative in the margins of an ancient text, his curiosity is piqued. What follows is a ten year search, which brings author and slave together across 800 hundred years of colonial history. Bursting with anecdote and exuberant detail, it offers a magical, intimate biography of the private life of a country, Egypt, from the Crusades to Operation Desert Storm.
Amitav Ghosh was born in Calcutta in 1956 and is one of India's best-known writers. His books include The Circle of Reason, The Shadow Lines, Dancing in Cambodia, The Calcutta Chromosome, The Glass Palace, Incendiary Circumstances, The Hungry Tide. His most recent novel, Sea of Poppies, is the first volume of the Ibis Trilogy.
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Title:In An Antique LandFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 7.86 × 7.88 × 1 inPublished:January 5, 2012Publisher:Granta PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1847081940

ISBN - 13:9781847081940

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