ISBN 9780670081912,In An Antique Land

In An Antique Land


Amitav Ghosh


Penguin India

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ISBN 9780670081912

Penguin India

Publication Year 2008

ISBN 9780670081912

ISBN-10 0670081914

Hard Back

Number of Pages 344 Pages
Language (English)

Literature fiction

An astonishing and profoundly exciting book. It is the coming together of scholarship, history and anthropology, with literature . . . intellectually thrilling, compelling.? -Book Review Packed with anecdote and exuberant detail, In an Antique Land provides magical and intimate insights into Egypt from the Crusades to Operation Desert Storm. It exposes the indistinguishable and intertwining ties that bind together India and Egypt, Hindus and Muslims and Jews. By combining fiction, history, travel writing and anthropology, to create a single seamless work of imagination, Ghosh characteristically makes us rethink the political boundaries that divide the world and the generic boundaries that divide narratives.