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[BOOKS] ✭ Sea of Poppies Author Amitav Ghosh – Pb-reisen-gewusst-wie.de At the heart of this vibrant saga is a vast ship the Ibis Her destiny is a tumultuous voyage across the Indian Ocean shortly before the outbreak of the Opium Wars in China In a time of colonial upheavAt the heart of this vibrant saga is a vast ship the Ibis Her destiny is a tumultuous voyage across the Indian Ocean shortly before the outbreak of the Opium Wars in China In a time of colonial upheaval fate has thrown toge.

Ther a diverse cast of Indians and Westerners on board from a bankrupt raja to a widowed tribeswoman from a mulatto American freedman to a free spirited French orphan As their old family ties are washed away they like their.

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Kindle pb reisen gewusst wie.de Õ Sea of Poppies eBook Ð Sea of Kindle - Amitav Ghosh is one of India's best known writers His books include The Circle of Reason The Shadow Lines In An Antiue Land Dancing in Cambodia The Calcutta Chromosome The Glass Palace Incendiary Circumstances The Hungry Tide His most recent novel Sea of Poppies is the first volume of the Ibis TrilogyAmitav Ghosh was born in Calcutta in 1956 He studied in Dehra Dun New Delhi Alexan

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  1. Warwick Warwick says:

    Kindle pb reisen gewusst wie.de Õ Sea of Poppies eBook Ð Sea of Kindle - poppies download, Sea of epub, Sea of Poppies PDFThis rollicking adventure story about colonial India was beaten to the 2008 Booker Prize by The White Tiger a novel that trades on its gritty realism but which is actually just as much a fantasy of Indian life as this one On the face of it Sea of Poppies seems the enjoyable It has a huge Dickensian cast that includes a fallen Rajah a Chinese opium addict a European girl gone native a cross dressing reincarnated saint an American freedman and a poppy farmer's widow and its plot takes in dramatic rescues nefarious Brits girls dressed as boys floggings and secret assignations and portentous items of jewelry Yet somehow there seems to be little going on under the surface – it's thematically a bit hollow and I kept feeling that I should be liking it than I wasAt first glance it's the sort of writing that should really appeal to me because Ghosh's entry into this world and to these characters is all linguistic Every cha


  2. Praveen Praveen says:

    Kindle pb reisen gewusst wie.de Õ Sea of Poppies eBook Ð Sea of Kindle - poppies download, Sea of epub, Sea of Poppies PDFI give a high place to Ghosh among contemporary English Authors from IndiaA saga of a ship the Ibis in the Indian Ocean and beautiful depiction of local characters in typical Indian way enthralled me and it kept me engaged with its characters and storyThis is a sprawling novel and its historical treatment is wonderful I am sure as Ghosh also acknowledges that he has toiled really hard doing research of this certain period from the past He has masterfully woven


  3. Arah-Lynda Arah-Lynda says:

    Kindle pb reisen gewusst wie.de Õ Sea of Poppies eBook Ð Sea of Kindle - poppies download, Sea of epub, Sea of Poppies PDFIt has been said that the Ibis a seafaring schooner bound from Balti to Calcutta and destined to transport opium to China lay at the heart of this story and while I agree that the Ibis is central to the tale being told the true heart of this saga and what ultimately brings together a diverse cast of characters is opium Rich in historical deta


  4. karen karen says:

    Kindle pb reisen gewusst wie.de Õ Sea of Poppies eBook Ð Sea of Kindle - poppies download, Sea of epub, Sea of Poppies PDFdonald harington recommended this book to me and now that he's gone i can't even talk about it with him and that is what i was thinking the whole time i was reading this book if i hadn't had to read it for school i would have waited until the other two books in the trilogy were published so i could have had at them all at once but again school screws up my plans it's an amazingly uick read i was under the impression that i was supposed to have read it for yesterday's class so i zipped through it in a day and a half which is way uicker than i read the known world a less fun and much shorter book also for class this book is just vibrant it too is a sprawling narrative with a huge list of characters but this one has pirates and drugs and a man growing boobs so it's familiar territory than slave owning for me shortest review ever i know you're welcome dana but i have to get back to my stupid paper about collection development and


  5. Peter Peter says:

    Kindle pb reisen gewusst wie.de Õ Sea of Poppies eBook Ð Sea of Kindle - poppies download, Sea of epub, Sea of Poppies PDFTransformationThis is the first epic instalment of the IBIS Trilogy The story starts in 1838 on the eve of the first opium wars Deeti is the central character of the story and she is the widow of an opium addicted husband and avoids the immolation pyre a tradition she should have undergone to follow a vision of a journey on an ocean going ship The IBIS is that ship and she escapes her fate with help to establish a new destiny in another landOn the Ibis' travels to recruit coolies from Calcutta to the sugar estates of Mauritius it assembles a fascinating group of characters with Deeti joined by Kalua a low caste servant Raja Neel Rattan a bankrupt landowner Paulette a young French botanist and her Indian foster brother Jodu Zachary an American sailor Benjamin


  6. Margitte Margitte says:

    Kindle pb reisen gewusst wie.de Õ Sea of Poppies eBook Ð Sea of Kindle - poppies download, Sea of epub, Sea of Poppies PDFThe title of this book is so spot on While an interesting cast of characters populated the story of opium from the empoverished villages of India to


  7. Rebecca McNutt Rebecca McNutt says:

    Kindle pb reisen gewusst wie.de Õ Sea of Poppies eBook Ð Sea of Kindle - poppies download, Sea of epub, Sea of Poppies PDF Sea of Poppies is an excellent and superb story of people thrown together in an adventure that will affect them all forever


  8. Grace Tjan Grace Tjan says:

    Kindle pb reisen gewusst wie.de Õ Sea of Poppies eBook Ð Sea of Kindle - poppies download, Sea of epub, Sea of Poppies PDFA beautifully written historical novel about 1830's India in the grip of the opium trade The characters are just as diverse as the British Empire itself each with their own dialects and idiosyncracies all brought together by the opium trade's many tentacled hands into the Ibis on a voyage that will irrevocably changed them forever The author has obviously done a massive amount of research into the period and this novel is so rich with details that it could veritably serve as an encyclopaedia of early 19th century Indian life both at sea and on land However this was never allowed to stifle the narrative which deftly moves between a half dozen main characters and different settings with ease The novel is as chock full of exciting incidents as a door stopper 19th century adventure yarn without abandoning


  9. Sandra Sandra says:

    Kindle pb reisen gewusst wie.de Õ Sea of Poppies eBook Ð Sea of Kindle - poppies download, Sea of epub, Sea of Poppies PDFWhat an interesting and unusual read Sea Poppies is set in 1830 during the turbulent world of the the Opium tradeA large section of this book is set in India with the final uarter being set on board a schooner called the Ibis The novel has a large cast of characters you could say too many at times We hear the stories of Zachary sailing from Boston to Calcutta in the Ibis Raja Neel Rattan Halder’s fall from grace a French girl Paulette’s unusual childhood growing up with a servant’s child as her best friend Deeti who is married to an opium addict in a small rural village and the wonder


  10. Petra-X Petra-X says:

    Kindle pb reisen gewusst wie.de Õ Sea of Poppies eBook Ð Sea of Kindle - poppies download, Sea of epub, Sea of Poppies PDFIf I had known this book was the first part of a trilogy the other books as yet unwritten and that the book was not complete unto itself in other words this saga is a serial rather than a series I would probably not have bought it And then I would have missed a book interesting for its historical period the Opium Wars with China about which I knew nothing for its finely drawn characters and general good all round storytelling This is really a 5 star book but I am only giving it 4 stars because any serious review would be a spoiler and this book is so good I wouldn't want to do that and because I am pissed off at the author for finishing the story uite arbitarily and without having published the next chapter the next book in the trilogy All I can say to Amitav Ghosh is hurry up man I'm waiting what happens next???


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