The Calcutta Chromosome

The Calcutta Chromosome

Ghosh, Amitav

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DESCRIPTION :
In this extraordinary novel, Amitav Ghosh navigates through time and genres to present a unique tale. Beginning at an unspecified time in the future and ranging back to the late nineteenth century, the reader follows the adventures of the enigmatic L. Murugan. An authority on the Nobel Prize-winning scientist Sir Ronald Ross, who solved the malaria puzzle in Calcutta in 1898, Murugan is in search of the elusive 'Calcutta Chromosome'.

With its astonishing range of characters, advanced computer science, religious cults and wonderful portraits of Victorian and contemporary India, The Calcutta Chromosome expands the scope of the novel as we know it, as Amitav Ghosh takes on the avatar of a science thriller writer.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781848544154
BY (AUTHOR) Ghosh, Amitav
PUBLISHER : John Murray Press PUBLICATION DATE : February 03, 2011
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : John Murray Publishers Ltd
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 197 mm x 134 mm
WEIGHT : 226 g

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