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glass palace.

Ethel Lewine

glass palace.

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.L6715 Gl, PS3562.E93 Gl
The Physical Object
Pagination206 p.
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5620362M
LC Control Number68029292

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Originally published inThe Glass Palace is Amitav Ghosh’s fourth novel and tells the story of a family across three generations. It is set in Burma, Malaya, and India during a turbulent period in the region’s history. The book opens in In Mandalay, Burma, the British army begins to descend on the city and dethrone the royal family.

The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh is a family saga and a work of historical tells the story of an orphan boy from Indian named Rajkumar who creates an empire in Burma, the present-day.

The style of The Glass Palace is elliptical, and at times, uneven. Ghosh dedicates an entire paragraph to describing the camera with which Mrs. Khambatta photographed Dolly and Rajkumar's wedding, yet the actual ceremony takes place, elliptically, when Ghosh writes, "At the end of the civil ceremony, in the Collector's ‘camp office', Dolly.

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For The Glass Palace resembles less a contemporary American plot-driven novel, than a sprawling work like Dos Passos' USA or a Greek epic. This is a major accomplishment from an important writer, worth reading if only for a greater understanding of Burmese and Indian history, and for a great thinker's perspective on the problems of colonialism.

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This superb story of love and war begins with the shattering of the kingdom of Burma and the igniting of a great and passionate love, and it goes on to tell the story of a people, a fortune. The style of The Glass Palace is elliptical, and at times, uneven.

Ghosh dedicates an entire paragraph to describing the camera with which Mrs. Khambatta photographed Dolly and Rajkumar’s wedding, yet the actual ceremony takes place, elliptically, when Ghosh writes, “At the end of the civil ceremony, in the Collector’s ‘camp office.

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The Glass Castle A Memoir Jeannette Walls SCRIBNER New York London Toronto Sydney Acknowledgments I'd like to thank my brother, Brian, for standing by me when we were growing up and while I wrote this. I'm also grateful to my mother for believing in art and truth and for supporting the idea of the book.

Glass Palace is perhaps my favorite book. I have never been in Burma, but Amitav has the gift to transport you to such places within a specific historic moment.

The description of life and customs is fascinating. The reading is never boring. Even more, you want to read it again and again.

Few novels are so full of both historic and fiction 5/5(5). By Kyaw Phyo Tha 22 November Amitav Ghosh, the internationally acclaimed author of Sea of Poppies and River of Smoke, first visited Burma in and set his novel The Glass Palace there three years later. Earlier this month, the Bengali-Indian former staff writer for The New Yorker revisited the country to see the changes taking place.

He took some time to meet The .