Sea Of Poppies (PB)

Sea Of Poppies (PB)

Publisher: Penguin Books India

Published: 2009-06

Type: BOOK

Sea of Poppies is a stunningly vibrant and intensely human work that confirms Amitav Ghosh's reputation as a master storyteller.

Sea of Poppies

Sea of Poppies

Publisher: Hachette UK

Published: 2009-07-09

Type: BOOK

... they covered them with the overhanging wrappers, and coated them with poppy-trash before tapping them out again. ... would the drug travel the seas, until the casing was split open by a blow from a cleaver, in distant Maha-Chin.

Moments of Capital

Moments of Capital

Publisher: Stanford University Press

Published: 2023-03-21

Type: BOOK

Amitav Ghosh, Sea of Poppies (New York: Picador, 2008), 3. 54. Ghosh, Sea of Poppies, 28–29. 55. Ghosh, Sea of Poppies, 28. 56. Ghosh, Sea of Poppies, 92–93. 57. Ghosh, Sea of Poppies, 93. 58. Ghosh, Sea of Poppies, 78. 59.

Shooting Up

Shooting Up

Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

Published: 2009-12-01

Type: BOOK

Sea. of. Poppies. One of the poorest countries in the world, Afghanistan has been torn by war and insurgency since 1979. In the process, it has become the ultimate example of the “narco-state.” In 2007 opium production climbed to a ...

Outlook

Outlook

Publisher:

Published: 2008-06-10

Type: BOOK

SEA OF POPPIES by Amitav Ghosh Penguin/Viking | 515 pages | Rs 599 by William Dalrymple AMITAV Ghosh is a living embodiment of what ... The Hungry Tide (2005) was a tale about the seas and swamps of the Sunderbans told through Piya Roy, ...

Critique and Utopia in Postcolonial Historical Fiction

Critique and Utopia in Postcolonial Historical Fiction

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Published: 2019-01-17

Type: BOOK

Like Sacred Hunger, Sea of Poppies is broadly “realist” in its mode: it eschews the kinds of fragmentation, temporal disjunction, and metafictionality of modernist or postmodern representation; and it aims at that comprehensive account ...

Writing Ocean Worlds

Writing Ocean Worlds

Publisher: Springer Nature

Published: 2022-01-01

Type: BOOK

In an Antique Land, The Circle of Reason, The Glass Palace and Sea of Poppies are all set within the space of the Indian Ocean and portray its journeys, networks and interconnected cultures. While In an Antique Land and The Circle of ...

Contemporary Historical Fiction, Exceptionalism and Community

Contemporary Historical Fiction, Exceptionalism and Community

Publisher: Springer Nature

Published: 2020-10-19

Type: BOOK

David Simpson writes that “All of Ghosh's books are informed by historical research, both political and scientific”; he aptly calls Sea of Poppies “subaltern history, written from below” in order to counter the “hegemonic silence of ...

History, Narrative, and Testimony in Amitav Ghosh's Fiction

History, Narrative, and Testimony in Amitav Ghosh's Fiction

Publisher: State University of New York Press

Published: 2012-03-12

Type: BOOK

Afghanistan now produces the poppies to supply Europe's heroin. But two centuries ago it was British fortune seekers in India who turned the banks of the Ganges into a sea of poppies and tried to force refined opium on the reluctant ...

The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Urban Literary Studies

The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Urban Literary Studies

Publisher: Springer Nature

Published: 2022-10-29

Type: BOOK

Keywords Amitav Ghosh · Sea of Poppies · River of Smoke · Flood of Fire · Kolkata · Guangzhou · Hong Kong · Indian Ocean · Opium Wars · Historical fiction Introduction Amitav Ghosh's Ibis trilogy might not be about cities at all.

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