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From An Antique Land

David Roberts

From An Antique Land

  • 169 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
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  • SALE BOOKS,
  • Nonfiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7677098M
    ISBN 100517115506
    ISBN 109780517115503

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The first was a twelfth-century slave; the second is Amitav Ghosh, who stumbled upon the slave in the margins of letters that were written by the slave's master.

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Enrolled as a cultural-anthropology graduate student at the University of Alexandria, Ghosh settled in into the Egyptian farming village of Lataifa. Two years earlier, he had. About In an Antique Land. Once upon a time, an Indian writer named Amitav Ghosh set out as an Indian slave, name unknown, who some seven hundred years before had traveled to the Middle East.

The journey took him to a small village in Egypt, where medieval customs coexist with twentieth-century desires and discontents. Thanks for the great info.

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