The Hungry Tide
Publish date: 2005
Publisher: Harper Collins
Pages no: 403
Edition language: English
Seduced is the word for this book: seduced by mangroves, even though I know them, seduced by every character, each one lovely and full and imperfect. Amitav Ghosh seems very clever, the novel's structure so well-made that the slow pace of the events does not mean a slow narrative. I'm keen to read h...
BangladeshA chance meeting between a young American woman and a local businessman, and their subsequent divergences and intersections, form the core strands of this novel, set in what is today rural Bangladesh. The story's two strands intertwine like the rivers in Bangladesh's tide country, paralle...
This was the book that made me watch out for any new work of Amitav Ghosh. Here's why!It is a novel set in Sundarbans...or ‘Bhatir desh’ or tide country as the writer Amitava Ghosh calls it.It was a great read….the language was almost lyrical…his description of the ways of water and land in sunderba...