Amitav Ghosh pursues adventure across the Indian Ocean in Sea of Poppies

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High-seas adventure, South Asian migrations and the 19th-century opium trade are the inspiration for Amitav Ghosh’s epic Ibis trilogy. He joined Eleanor Wachtel onstage in Toronto in 2008 to discuss the first novel in the series.

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