Ghosh, Amitav, 1956-

River of smoke / Amitav Ghosh. - 1st American ed. - New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011. - 522 p. ; 24 cm.

"Originally published in 2011 by John Murray (Publishers), Great Britain"--T.p. verso. Sequel to: Sea of poppies.

Amid a cyclone in the Bay of Bengal, three vessels, and the diverse occupants within, converge on Canton's Fanqui-Town, or Foreign Enclave, which is a powder keg awaiting a spark to ignite the Opium Wars.

9780374174231 (hbk.) 0374174237 (hbk.)


Schooners--Fiction.
Voyages and travels--Fiction.
Sailors--Fiction.
Cyclones--Fiction.
Social classes--India--Fiction.
Opium trade--History--Fiction.


India--Social conditions--19th century--Fiction.


Historical fiction.

823.914

 

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