At the heart of this epic saga is a vast ship, the Ibis. Its destiny is a tumultuous voyage across the Indian Ocean to the Mauritius Islands. The first book in the "Ibis" trilogy, named after the sailing ship which is the setting for some of the action, "Sea of Poppies" focuses on the C19 opium trade operated by the ruthless East India Company. Last Updated on May 5, 2015, by eNotes Editorial.
He currently divides his time between Calcutta, Goa, and Brooklyn. The first novel in the Ibis trilogy, Sea of Poppies, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Compre online Sea of Poppies, de Ghosh, Amitav, Gigante, Phil na Amazon.