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The Glass Palace: A Novel
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The Glass Palace: A Novel by Amitav Ghosh

Brilliant and impassioned,The Glass Palaceis 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 Palacetells of Rajkumar, a poor boy lifted on the tides of political and social chaos, who creates an empire in the Burmese teak forest. During the British invasion of 1885, when soldiers force the royal family out of the Glass Palace and into exile, Rajkumar befriends Dolly, the woman whose love will shape his life. He cannot forget her, and years later, as a rich man, he goes in search of her.

Author: Amitav Ghosh

Language: English

Edition: First edition.

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 496

Publisher: Random House

Publication Date: 2001-02-06

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ISBN: 0375501487


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