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I love all of Amitav's books. This one taught me so much about the mangroves and the effects of climate change on islands and the effects that climate change will have on people's... Read morePublished 2 months ago by brenda
A good read and compelling tale. Ghosh is a superb author, This was one of his first novels and doesn't quite stand up to later works, especially the Ibis trilogy and the Glass... Read morePublished 2 months ago by WyldWoodsWomyn
I had never heard of the Sundarban until an NPR story in which Amitav Ghosh was interviewed and this book was mentioned. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Ann Travis
The tide country setting is as much a character as any human in this thought-provoking tale of human and nature interaction --- not just human and nature, but human and human as... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Leslie Carter Rawls
I just finished this book for the second time. The writing is exquisite. The character development is compelling. So glad I revisited it.Published 3 months ago by Elayne Shapiro
This book has some unusual characters representing several cultures and social milieu. Life in a unique Indian ecological niche and the subculture, flora and fauna that populate... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Dr. June M. Reinisch
This is the fourth novel that I have read by Amitav Ghosh and I remain astounded by his intelligence and his mastery of language. Read morePublished 6 months ago by NC Goodwin