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A Voyage of Discovery: ‘Sea of Poppies’ by Amitav Ghosh (2008)

Amitav Ghosh’s ‘Sea of Poppies’ is the first in a trilogy of books that explores British colonial exploitation, specifically, exploitation through the trade in opium and indentured workers.  In this introductory novel, we meet an array of disparate characters who, for … Continue reading

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