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The Glass Palace

A Novel

by Amitav Ghosh

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Published by Random House Trade Paperbacks .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages512
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7427527M
ISBN 100375758771
ISBN 109780375758775

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The Glass Palace Questions and Answers - Discover the fixdemocracynow.com community of teachers, mentors and students just like you that can answer any question you might have on The Glass Palace. Discussion Questions 1. In an interview, Amitav Ghosh said of his work, The Glass Palace, “one can examine the truths of individuals in history definitely more completely in fiction than one can in history.”Discuss this statement as it pertains to the novel. Which truths do his characters reveal?

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The Glass Palace: A Novel [Amitav Ghosh] on fixdemocracynow.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. NATIONAL BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND LOS ANGELES TIMES “A richCited by: The Glass Palace is indeed history masqueraded as finely crafted fiction, and politics discussed is ever relevant.

At its core, the Glass Palace The Glass Palace book the story of ordinary people's life being taken over by politics and drowning them into insignificance.4/5. Brilliant and impassioned, The Glass Palace is a masterly novel by Amitav Ghosh, the gifted novelist Peter Matthiessen has called "an exceptional writer".This superb story of love and war begins with the shattering of the kingdom of Burma and the igniting of a great and passionate love, and it goes on to tell the story of a people, a fortune, and a family and its fate.

The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh is a family saga and a work of historical fixdemocracynow.com tells the story of an orphan boy from Indian named Rajkumar who creates an empire in Burma, the present-day. Sep 06,  · The Glass Palace: A Novel - Kindle edition by Amitav Ghosh. Download it once and read it on The Glass Palace book Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Glass Palace: A Novel/5(). Feb 12,  · Los Angeles Times Book Review Set in Burma during the British invasion ofthis masterly novel tells the story of Rajkumar, a poor boy lifted on the tides of political and social chaos, who goes on to create an empire in the Burmese teak forest.

When soldiers force the royal family out of the Glass Palace and into exile, Rajkumar befriends /5. Book Reviews; Historical Fiction; BOOK REVIEW: THE GLASS PALACE. The Glass Palace is a historical novel by Indian writer Amitav Ghosh.

The novel is set in Burma, Bengal, India, and Malaya, spans a century from the fall of the Konbaung Dynasty in. Originally published inThe Glass Palace is Amitav Ghosh’s fourth novel and tells the story of a family across three generations.

It is set in Burma, Malaya, and India during a turbulent period in the region’s history. The book opens in In Mandalay, Burma, the British army begins to descend on the city and dethrone the royal family.

Mar 10,  · Download FileRead our review and download The Glass Palace: A Novel PDF free at the end. The Glass Palace: A Novel Review: Fiction is one of the most read genres in the world. And if you are interested in the book-reading then you must know about the awesomeness of the fiction genre.

Some fiction books [ ]. The Palace of Glass encapsulates what I love about fantasy in general. Adventure, new worlds, new imagination, action, wit, and epic quests. While I was a little less thrilled by the back half of the story, nor the manner in which it transitioned from one portion to the next, the third book in the Forbidden Library series was still a must read /5.

The Glass Palace Amitav Ghosh New York / Random House / (paper) London / HarperCollins UK / (cloth) B ooming sounds break into the lives of people at a food stall in Mandalay. Such jarring noise was unfamiliar and bewildering to the people of the royal capital in the interior of Burma in the s. Jun 24,  · The Glass Palace chronicles the fortunes of a Burmese man, Rajkumar Raha, and his family.

Beginning in Mandalay at the end of the nineteenth century, Author: Kirsty Butterfield. About The Glass Palace. NATIONAL BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND LOS ANGELES TIMES “A rich, layered epic that probes the meaning of identity and homeland— a literary territory that is as resonant now, in our globalized culture, as it was when the sun never set on the British Empire.”—.

Free download or read online The Glass Palace pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Amitav Ghosh.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, historical story are Rajkumar, Dolly.4/5. Mar 04,  · Buy The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh from Amazon's Fiction Books Store.

Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction/5(). The Glass Palace is beautifully written, with wonderfully-drawn characters and many touching moments. However, between Part 1 and Part 2 there was such a quantum leap in time and events that I went back to Audible to make sure that I had downloaded all the parts.

As a crowd of looters pours into the fabled Glass Palace, the dazzling throne room of the nine-roofed golden spire that was the great hti of Burma's kings, Rajkumar catches sight of Dolly, then. Praise for The Glass Palace "An absorbing story of a world in transition, brought to life through characters who love and suffer with equal intensity."--J.

Coetzee "There is no denying Ghosh's command of culture and history/5(27). Book reviews. The Glass Palace Amitav Ghosh Review by Joanna Rakoff. For The Glass Palace resembles less a contemporary American plot-driven novel, than a sprawling work like Dos Passos' USA or a Greek epic.

This is a major accomplishment from an important writer, worth reading if only for a greater understanding of Burmese and Indian. Feb 06,  · As a crowd of looters pours into the fabled Glass Palace, the dazzling throne room of the nine-roofed golden spire that was the great hti of Burma's kings, Rajkumar catches sight of Dolly, then only 10, nursemaid to the Second Princess/5(54).

The style of The Glass Palace is elliptical, and at times, uneven. Ghosh dedicates an entire paragraph to describing the camera with which Mrs. Khambatta photographed Dolly and Rajkumar's wedding, yet the actual ceremony takes place, elliptically, when Ghosh writes, "At the end of the civil ceremony, in the Collector's ‘camp office', Dolly.The Glass Palace.

Subhajit Ghosh. Magnificent. There's no other word for it. It's a well-researched book and thoroughly enjoying. Spanning a period of about sixty years, it's a tale about three generations of a family and similar in some respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude.The Glass Palace A Novel (Book): Ghosh, Amitav.

This book was just beautiful. The imagery, the language, the characters, they all came together to paint a .