The Hungry Tide A Novel byAmitav Ghosh(eBook, PDF)
Published by the Penguin Group (Canada)
AMITAV GHOSH was born in Calcutta in 1956 and raised and educated in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Iran, Egypt, India, and the United Kingdom, where he received his Ph.D. in social anthropology from Oxford.
Acclaimed for fiction, travel writing, and journalism, his books include The Circle of Reason, The Shadow Lines, In an
Antique Land, and Dancing in Cambodia.
His previous novel, The Glass Palace, sold more than a half-million copies in Britain. The Hungry Tide has been sold for translation in twelve foreign countries and is also a bestseller abroad. Ghosh has won France’s Prix Medici Etranger, India’s prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award, the Arthur C. Clarke Award, and the Pushcart Prize. He divides his time between New York and Calcutta, and is a visiting scholar at Harvard University.