[The Glass Palace] New à Amitav Ghosh

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Free read ð PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ó Amitav Ghosh Free read ´ The Glass Palace Ù PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Amitav Ghosh ó 4 review Set in Burma during the British invasion of 1885 this masterly novel by Amitav Ghosh tells the story of Rajkumar a poor boy lifted on the tides of political and social chaos who goes on to create an empire in the Burmese. The Glass Palace Amitav Ghosh Amitav Ghosh was born in Calcutta in 1956 He studied in Dehra Dun New Delhi Alexandria and Oxford and his first job was at the Indian Express newspaper in New Delhi He earned a doctorate at Oxford before he wrote his first novel which was published in 1986The Glass Palace is a 2000 historical novel by Indian writer Amitav Ghosh The novel is set in Burma Bengal India and Malaya spans a century from the fall of the Konbaung Dynasty in Mandalay through the Second World War to modern times Focusing mainly on the early 20th Century it explores a broad range of issues ranging from the changing economic landscape of Burma and India to pertinent uestions about what constitutes a nation and how these change as society is swept along by the tide of modernity 2006 1381 557 9644423321 20

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Free read ð PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ó Amitav Ghosh Free read ´ The Glass Palace Ù PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Amitav Ghosh ó 4 review Teak forest When soldiers force the royal family out of the Glass Palace and into exile Rajkumar befriends Dolly a young woman in the court of the Burmese ueen whose love will shape his life He cannot forget her and years. Amitav Ghosh tells the story of a family and the tumultuous history of Burma Myanmar Burma is a country ravaged by war for than fifty years which only became a delicate new democracy in 2015 Beautiful people in The Golden Land live amidst the most scenic places on earth It s teak forests gold rubber and other natural resources formed part of the colonial land grabbing in the 1800s having Britain as their ruler for than 100 years Kipling s visit to Rangoon in Burma inspired his poem Mandalay in 1890 This is a beautiful book An atmospheric picturesue tale of a family s struggles through decades probably eighty years to survive the politics and social revolt in a country ravaged by greed and expansionism A wealth of characters form the backbone of the saga Rahkumar and Dolly are the main characters starting out the journey for themselves and their descendants Amitav Gosh not only captured the battle on the streets in public suares battlefields palaces and gardens he went into the houses intruding violating privacy to bring this tale alive An excellent historical fiction experience So well written and so detailed Mindblowing The only reason why I don t rate it higher is because it was too long But by gosh it would not have been the same read if much of the scenic background and social dynamics were not added to all the different strains of each character s life uote from the book politics has invaded everything spared nothing religion art family it has taken over everything there is no escape from it and yet what could be trivial in the end A really great read

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Free read ð PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ó Amitav Ghosh Free read ´ The Glass Palace Ù PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Amitav Ghosh ó 4 review Later as a rich man he goes in search of her The struggles that have made Burma India and Malaya the places they are today are illuminated in this wonderful novel by the writer Chitra Divakaruni calls a master storytelle. The first person I recommended this book to was an English professor who said she was immediately transfixed Undoubtedly Amitav Ghosh s masterpiece his other novels do not even compare The Glass Palace is an epic that takes place over three generations of a multi ethnic and multi class families in Southeast Asia Ghosh sets the novel in the Bengal region which straddles modern day borders of India Bangladesh Burma and Malaysia demonstrating how the porous nature of these cultures makes a significant argument against the arbitrary boundaries drawn during the colonial eras The Glass Palace is both a critiue and celebration of modernity wrought through dynamic characters you come to know as family indubitable historical descriptions that you feel Ghosh knows intimately and myriad images smells sounds and feeling compiled through a kind of snapshot montage Regardless of your personal history reading The Glass Palace is like leafing through your own family s photo album


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  • Hardcover
  • 560
  • The Glass Palace
  • Amitav Ghosh
  • English
  • 08 January 2018
  • 9780002261029