The Glass Palace

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Through the intertwining stories of Dolly and Rajkumar, the history of the 20th century is told across three generations, spread over three interlinked parts of the British Empire: Burma, with its conflicting undercurrents of discontent; Malaysia, wi ...Continua
Vincent
Wrote 1/19/14
Highly Recommended Despite the Flawed Ending
I started with Ghosh's earlier work, _The Shadow Lines_ as one of the texts of my thesis. _The Glass Palace_ is my second Ghosh's book, and, after months with it, I can happily say it's a pleasure to read this more-matured work of his. The intricacie...Continua
Martina
Wrote 3/3/10
Great
Five years to write this book have been well spent, no doubt about it. Ghosh is an amazing writer, who goes deep into historical issues and into human mind. In this novel nothing is superfluous, history is told through the characters' lives with a na...Continua

beautiful! gripping, deep, written with such pathos and so many details, beautiful indeed.

Kiapi
Wrote 10/23/09
It was very long time since i didn't read a book like this... i simply couldn't put it down...
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Wrote 11/6/08

It's such a gripping story that I was reluctant to put down, fantastic story, intense writing with the histories that I hardly familiar with.


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