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Sea of Poppies

Amitav Ghosh

Sea of Poppies

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Published by John Murray in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Schooners -- Fiction,
  • Voyages and travels -- Fiction,
  • Sailors -- Fiction,
  • Social classes -- India -- Fiction,
  • Opium trade -- History -- Fiction,
  • India -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAmitav Ghosh.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9499.3.G536 S43 2008b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination471 p. ;
    Number of Pages471
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23391142M
    ISBN 100719568951, 0719568961
    ISBN 109780719568954
    LC Control Number2008426454


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