The Shadow Lines By Amitav Ghosh
The Shadow Lines (1988) is a Sahitya Akademi Award-winning novel by Indian author Amitav Ghosh. It’s a e book that captures perspective of time and occasions.
Opening in Calcutta within the 1960s, Amitav Ghosh’s radiant second novel follows two households one English, one Bengali as their lives intertwine in tragic and comedian methods. The narrator, Indian born and English educated, traces occasions backwards and forwards in time, from the outbreak of World Battle II to the late twentieth century, by way of years of Bengali partition and violence, observing the methods by which political occasions invade non-public lives.