The Glass Palace
Publish date: September 13th 2001
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, Asian Literature
, Indian Literature
Wow! I have just finished one of my new favourite books! And I believe I will hit the "become a fan" button on Ghosh's page here on Goodreads after I finish this! (I loved Sea of Poppies and River of Smoke too) This book was a fantastic ride through part of South East Asia's history! A fascinating ...
‘The glass palace’, the title of the book which is as ambiguous as it gets, for not divulging anything about the book but in itself is a beautiful title to have . But just to be clear the title refers to the Burmese royal palace and this book is all about Burma and its struggle which makes her wh...
Set in Burma, India and Malaya in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, this epic story of a three generations bound by ties of family, business and friendship begins in 1885 in Mandalay with the overthrow of the last Burmese king by the British and ends in 1996 with an address by the Burmese pro-...
Worth reading !!!!!
Ghosh is a masterful, powerful writer. His decriptions are some of the best...in fact they often substitute for dialogue and action. With a lesser skilled author, it would have ended up poorly. All I wanted was his lush description! However, by the end of the book, it did start to feel a bit burdens...