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The Imam And The Indian

Amitav Ghosh

'We were both travelling, he and I: we were travelling in the West. The only difference was that I had actually been there, in person.'

Amitav Ghosh

Amitav Ghosh was born in Calcutta in 1956 and is one of India's best-known writers. His books include The Circle of Reason, The Shadow Lines, In an Antique Land, Dancing in Cambodia, The Calcutta Chromosome, The Glass Palace, Incendiary Circumstances, The Hungry Tide and Sea of Poppies, amongst others.

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