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Amitav Ghosh

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b>Into The Maws Of Fire It is 1839. The Hind sets sail from Bengal to a China set afire by a war fanned by opium. Various characters—a steely widow, a poor sailor, an East India Company sepoy—with diverse motives are thrown toget­her during the voyage. Amitav Ghosh's Flood of Fire is about them, and their world. Here, Ghosh presents a copy to Justice Leila Seth at the IHC in Delhi.

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Amitav Ghosh

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Amitav Ghosh

Amitav Ghosh

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Amitav Ghosh during a book launch, in New Delhi on June 16, 2008.

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Amitav Ghosh during a book launch, in New Delhi on June 16, 2008.

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Amitav Ghosh at the book launch "The Hungry Tide" Novel by Amitav Ghosh, in New Delhi on July 22, 2004.

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Amitav Ghosh at the book launch "The Hungry Tide" Novel by Amitav Ghosh, in New Delhi on July 22, 2004.

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Amitav Ghosh at the book launch "The Hungry Tide" Novel by Amitav Ghosh, in New Delhi on July 22, 2004.

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Amitav Ghosh during a book launch in New Delhi, on June 16, 2008.

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Amitav Ghosh during a book launch in New Delhi, on June 16, 2008.

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Noble Laureate V.S. Naipaul, (centre), along with Booker prizewinner Vikram Seth, (left), and Amitav Ghosh (right), participates at the International Festival of Indian Literature at Home With The World in Neemrana, near Delhi. The conference is being held to discuss the Indian literature scene in world. Naipaul, on his first visit to India after winning the Nobel Prize, said that Indian writer's obsession with colonial oppression is "banal" and "tiresome."

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