Download e-book for iPad: Afeem Sagar: (Hindi edition) by Amitav Ghosh

By Amitav Ghosh

on the center of this vivid saga is an unlimited send, the Ibis. Its future is a tumultuous voyage around the Indian Ocean; its goal, to struggle China’s vicious nineteenth-century Opium Wars. As for the workforce, they seem to be a motley array of sailors and stowaways, coolies and convicts.

In a time of colonial upheaval, destiny has thrown jointly a various forged of Indians and Westerners, from a bankrupt raja to a widowed tribeswoman, from a mulatto American freedman to a freespirited French orphan. As their outdated kin ties are washed away, they, like their historic opposite numbers, come to view themselves as jahaj-bhais, or ship-brothers. An not likely dynasty is born, in order to span continents, races, and generations.

The huge sweep of this historic event spans the plush poppy fields of the Ganges, the rolling excessive seas, the unique backstreets of Canton. however it is the landscape of characters, whose diaspora encapsulates the vexed colonial background of the East itself, that makes Sea of Poppies so breathtakingly alive—a masterpiece from one of many world’s most interesting novelists.

Note: This booklet is within the Hindi language and has been made to be had for the Kindle, Kindle hearth HD, Kindle Paperwhite, iPhone and iPad, and for iOS, home windows mobile and Android devices.

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