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  1. says:

    “The true tragedy of routinely spent life is that its wastefulness does not become apparent till it is too late”This uote does not reflect the theme of this book but it caught my eye in this green covered book in my han

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    I know Amitav Ghosh isn't for everyone but I just adore his writing I can't think of another author who can transport me to another place the way he does whether it's India somewhere else in Asia the US or the UK I haven't yet visited the Sundarbans but after reading The Hungry Tide I feel like I've suelched my toes in the mud and scratched my skin on the mangrove roots of that regionPiya Roy and Kanai rhymes with Hawaii Dutt meet on a tr

  3. says:

    If Shadow Lines enthralled you Amitav Ghosh's latest masterpiece the Hungry Tide will sweep you off your feet and into the precarious waters of the SundarbansIn the typical Ghosh style the narrative moves fluidly between past and present You will be transported into the mindset of the superstitious yet brave folk who have adapted

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    A fascinating and gripping read given an insight into a subaltern history In particular I enjoyed the exploration of language and who is given the ability to write history However there were slightly cringeworthy elements t

  5. says:

    I have mixed feelings about The Hungry Tide Amitav Ghosh tells a large story firmly set in a particular place the Mangrove

  6. says:

    Amitav Ghosh I must say is an amazing story teller and in this book he proved beyond doubt that literary skill of the Bengali is redoubtableAbs

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    Home is where Orcaella are says PiaHome is where I can brew a perfect cupof tea says NilimaHome is where books as fine as this reside says MeThis was a very educational journey into the tide country the SunderbansSo far Sunderban has just been a printed name in my geography text books of yore After years I encountered it in all it

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    One of Amitav Ghosh's best books I would say The setting of the book is in the 'Sundarbans' in Eastern India– a vast forest in the coastal re

  9. says:

    This book was written well before Sea of Poppies It was a fairly interesting story set in an area of Eastern India in a labyrinth of tiny islands known as the Sundarbans where settlers live in fear of drowning tides and man eating tigersIt was almost of a documentary giving interesting facts about the history of the settlers how the government fought them using this ground how they eked out a living there and were someti

  10. says:

    this guy is such a terrible writer I don't know why I bother Full review once I finish this abominable page turnerOK done I really can't bear Gosh's style the dialogue is completely implausible with nearly every ch

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The Hungry Tide

Ch onderzoek doen in de uitgestrekte en gevaarlijke Sundarbans en laat zich daarbij begeleiden door Fokir een ongeletterde man uit de omgeving Kanai wordt haar vertaler Vanaf dat moment begint het tij te keren Piya's zoektocht naar de biologische omstandigheden wordt vooral een zoektocht naar zichzelf. This book was written well before Sea of Poppies It was a fairly interesting story set in an area of Eastern India in a labyrinth of tiny islands known as the Sundarbans where settlers live in fear of drowning tides and man eating tigersIt was almost of a documentary giving interesting facts about the history of the settlers how the government fought them using this ground how they eked out a living there and were sometimes eaten by Tigers Dang tigers The story of the American Marine biologist from Seattle there to study two rare species of Dolphins and her relationship with two local fellows a fisherman and a translator was a bit too tame for me No real meat in the story But it was interesting and I could see Ghosh starting to develop some of the skills that lead him to write the amazing Sea of Poppies trilogy

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In de Golf van Bengalen ligt een uitgestrekte archipel van eilanden de Sundarbans genaamd In dat gebied vermengen de wateren van de Himalaya zich met het inkomend getij van de zee Dagelijks verdwijnen duizenden hectaren oerwoud in het water om uren later weer droog te vallen De plaatselijke kolonisten. I know Amitav Ghosh isn t for everyone but I just adore his writing I can t think of another author who can transport me to another place the way he does whether it s India somewhere else in Asia the US or the UK I haven t yet visited the Sundarbans but after reading The Hungry Tide I feel like I ve suelched my toes in the mud and scratched my skin on the mangrove roots of that regionPiya Roy and Kanai rhymes with Hawaii Dutt meet on a train when both are traveling to the Sundarbans Piya to study the Irrawaddy dolphin population and Kanai to visit his aunt and review a manuscript left to him by his long departed uncle Through a series of events Piya unexpectedly finds herself on Lusibari island taking up Kanai s casual invitation to look him up while she s in the area Both get caught up in the region s past in different ways and by the end they have both mapped out a future for themselves that is tied to the Sundarbans The story includes themes about conservation ecology displacement human trafficking caste literacy and economic disparityOne thing I didn t really find convincing was the idea that either of the main characters would have seriously contemplated any kind of romantic involvement with each other There didn t seem to be any spark But that was such an inconseuential element of the story that it didn t lessen my overall enjoyment at all The Forgotten Memoir of John Knox uitgestrekte archipel van eilanden de Sundarbans genaamd In dat gebied vermengen de wateren van de Himalaya zich met het inkomend getij van de zee Dagelijks verdwijnen duizenden hectaren oerwoud in het water om The Illusionists uren later weer droog te vallen De plaatselijke kolonisten. I know Amitav Ghosh isn t for everyone but I just adore his writing I can t think of another author who can transport me to another place the way he does whether it s India somewhere else in Asia the US or the UK I haven t yet visited the Sundarbans but after reading The Hungry Tide I feel like I ve suelched my toes in the mud and scratched my skin on the mangrove roots of that regionPiya Roy and Kanai rhymes with Hawaii Dutt meet on a train when both are traveling to the Sundarbans Piya to study the Irrawaddy dolphin population and Kanai to visit his aunt and review a manuscript left to him by his long departed Planet of the Bugs uncle Through a series of events Piya Fishes of the Open Ocean unexpectedly finds herself on Lusibari island taking Out of Bounds (Boundaries, up Kanai s casual invitation to look him Grass, Sky, Song up while she s in the area Both get caught Otter Chaos! (Otter Chaos up in the region s past in different ways and by the end they have both mapped out a future for themselves that is tied to the Sundarbans The story includes themes about conservation ecology displacement human trafficking caste literacy and economic disparityOne thing I didn t really find convincing was the idea that either of the main characters would have seriously contemplated any kind of romantic involvement with each other There didn t seem to be any spark But that was such an inconseuential element of the story that it didn t lessen my overall enjoyment at all

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Geloven dat wie zonder zuiver hart het waterlabyrint in gaat niet terugkeertDe komst van Piya Roy een jonge onafhankelijke vrouw Indiaas van geboorte maar Amerikaans The Hungry ePUB #192 opgevoed en Kanai Dutt een zakenman uit Delhi verstoort de gevoelige balans van het lokale leven Piya wil ecologis. Amitav Ghosh I must say is an amazing story teller and in this book he proved beyond doubt that literary skill of the Bengali is redoubtableAbsolutely engrossing this book is one such where you come across a great story which is amazingly written and make you an instant fan of the authorThis book is well researched and the story is set in the 70 s and it revolves around the Sundarbans and have this lovely descriptions of the land the people and the animalsI would actually call it informativeWhy 4 stars to this book even though it is such an amazing book Yes because at times the writer seems to me a bit too cynical and calculativeAnd I m bit ashamed of myself that I read just one book by this finest Indian writer However I m planning to read his other books soon and I grant his books a permanent position in my reading listuntil they disappoint me Electing Judges uit Delhi verstoort de gevoelige balans van het lokale leven Piya wil ecologis. Amitav Ghosh I must say is an amazing story teller and in this book he proved beyond doubt that literary skill of the Bengali is redoubtableAbsolutely engrossing this book is one such where you come across a great story which is amazingly written and make you an instant fan of the authorThis book is well researched and the story is set in the 70 s and it revolves around the Sundarbans and have this lovely descriptions of the land the people and the animalsI would actually call it informativeWhy 4 stars to this book even though it is such an amazing book Yes because at times the writer seems to me a bit too cynical and calculativeAnd I m bit ashamed of myself that I read just one book by this finest Indian writer However I m planning to read his other books soon and I grant his books a permanent position in my reading listuntil they disappoint me

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  • The Hungry Tide
  • Amitav Ghosh
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  • 11 March 2017
  • 9789044604924

About the Author: Amitav Ghosh

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 He studied in Dehra Dun New Delhi Alexan.