Amitav Ghosh"s The shadow lines
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Published by Asia Book Club in New Delhi .
Written in English


  • Ghosh, Amitav.

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Contributed articles on Shadow lines, novel by Amitav Ghosh.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesShadow lines
Statementedited by Novy Kapadia.
ContributionsKapadia, Novy.
LC ClassificationsPR9499.3.G536 A84 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination304 p. ;
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6874224M
ISBN 108178510014
LC Control Number00411256

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