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The Hungry Tide

The Hungry Tide

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Language English
Binding Paperback
Publisher Harpercollins
About the Book : Between the sea and the plains of Bengal, on the easternmost coast of India, lies an immense archipelago of islands. Some are vast and some no larger than sandbars; some have lasted through recorded history while others have just washed into being. These are the Sundarbans. Here there are no borders to divide fresh water from salt, river from sea, even land from water. Here, for hundreds of year only the truly dispossessed braved the man-eating tigers and the crocodiles who rule there, to eke a precarious existence from the mud. Here, at the beginning of the last century, a vision Scotsman founded a utopian settlement where peoples of all races, classes and religions and religions could live together. The settlers of the Sundarbans believe that anyone without a pure heart who ventures into the watery labyrinth will never return. It is the arrival of Piyali Roy, of Indian parentage but stubbornly American, and of Kanai Dutt, a sophisticated Delhi businessman, that distu ... See more
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  1.  Really good Narrative and expression of emotions 7 September, 2013 On
    eally nice and touching book, especially the details and the narration is way too good compared to other parts of the book.

    Also loved the explanation of the things happening and feeling of people.

    Reading about the whole tiger details and the feelings of the people about the same was good to read.
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