In an Antique Land

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In the 1980s Amitav Ghosh moved into a converted chicken coop. It was on the roof of a house in Lataifa, a tiny village in Egypt. During the day he pored over medieval letters sent to India from Cairo by Arab merchants. In the evenings he shut out the bellowing of his fat landlord by turning up the volume of his transistor radio and wrote stories based on what he had seen in the village. The story of Khamees the Rat, the notorious impotent (already twice married); of Zaghloul the weaver determined to travel to India on a ...

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In An Antique Land
2012, Granta Books, London

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In An Antique Land
2008, Penguin Books India Pvt Ltd, New Delhi

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In an Antique Land
1998, Granta Books, London

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In an Antique Land
1994, Penguin Books / Granta, London

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In an Antique Land
1993, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

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In an Antique Land
1992, Penguin Books / Granta, London

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In an Antique Land
1992, South Asia Books, New Delhi, India

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