Amitav Ghosh

Sea of Poppies

Amitav Ghosh

Talk: Sea of Poppies

Amitav Ghosh visits Google's Seattle, WA office to discuss his book "Sea of Poppies." Turning his eye to the nineteenth-century opium trade, the acclaimed author Amitav Ghosh has crafted a novel that is by turns witty and provocative, while delivering a magnificent historical adventure.

Amitav Ghosh

Amitav Ghosh, is a Indian author best known for his work in English fiction.

Sea of Poppies

At the heart of this vibrant saga is a vast ship, the Ibis. Its destiny is a tumultuous voyage across the Indian Ocean; its purpose, to fight China's vicious nineteenth-century Opium Wars. As for the crew, they are a motley array of sailors and stowaways, coolies and convicts.

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