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The plot ultimately turned out to be quite meaningless and the end came too abruptly.
Of course all the supernatural stuff that the autor added is utter non-sense, but this being fiction it does not bother me per se.
I'm not the type to go back and read entire novels again just to understand what the heck the point of the book was.
The Calcutta Chromosome by Amitav Ghosh is easily one of the most discomforting reads I’ve ever encountered. Read morePublished 1 month ago by mycie8
Great Condition. This was for my son's college course. I ended up reading the whole book. I loved it!!!!!!! Another good reading.Published 6 months ago by Joanne Dalton
I loved the mix of mystery, science and science fiction. Ghosh is a master of the subcontinent's family sagas and here he extends his grasp to another genre. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Helena Clift
There's a great scope to this book. It constantly keeps you trying to connect the dots and leaves you with an ambiguous sense of much larger forces. Arrived on time.Published 9 months ago by Dan
The Calcutta Chromosome is the third novel by Indian author, Amitav Ghosh. Egyptian-born Antar, an employee of the International Water Council sits working from home in his New... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Cloggie Downunder
This appears to be a fascinating, well written story but unfortunately the typography in this edition is poorly executed halftone. You can see the tiny dots for each letter. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Jonny
Antar gets himself involved in a mystery he can not solve. Your mind has to be resilient to understand this book. Read morePublished 14 months ago by David Brockert
The Calcutta Chromosome by Amitav Ghosh is a complicated, exhilerating, pseudo-scientifically fascinating and at times baffling fictional rollercoaster ride about a sect called the... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Indrani DasGupta