In an Antique Land (Paperback)Amitav Ghosh (author)
Paperback 400 Pages / Published: 05/01/2012
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In an Antique Land is a subversive history in the guise of a traveller's tale. When the author stumbles across a slave narrative in the margins of an ancient text, his curiosity is piqued. What follows is a ten year search, which brings author and slave together across 800 hundred years of colonial history. Bursting with anecdote and exuberant detail, it offers a magical, intimate biography of the private life of a country, Egypt, from the Crusades to Operation Desert Storm.
Publisher: Granta Books
Number of pages: 400
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 26 mm
Edition: 2nd edition
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