The circle of reason


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Ghosh, Amitav


Keyword(s):
East Indians -- Arab countries -- Fiction. Terrorism -- Prevention -- Fiction. Fugitives from justice -- Fiction. False testimony -- Fiction. Weavers -- Fiction. Arab countries -- Fiction. Bengal (India) -- Fiction. Africa, North -- Fiction. Africa, North Fiction Arab countries Fiction Bengal (India) Fiction East Indians Fiction Arab countries False testimony Fiction Fugitives from justice


Year:
1986


Pages:
423 p.


Publisher:
Viking


Publisher location:
New York, N.Y., U.S.A.


Accession number:
14001688


Label:
Box 96


Notes:
24 cm. by Amitav Ghosh. Book


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: PR9499.3.G5346; Dewey: 823


ISBN:
ISBN: 0670809845; 9780670809844 LCCN: 85-40785


Work type:
Fiction (fic)


Edition:
1st American


Research notes:
Review copy - uncorrected proof


Abstract:
In a vivid and magical story, this novel traces the misadventures of Alu, a young master weaver in a small Bengali village who is falsely accused of terrorism. Alu flees his home, traveling through Bombay to the Persian Gulf to North Africa with a bird-watching policeman in pursuit.


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