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Flood of fire

Flood of fire

Ghosh, Amitav, 1956- author

It is 1839, and tension have been rapidly mounting between China and British India following the crackdown on opium smuggling by Beijing. With no resolution in sight, the colonial government declares war. One of the vessels requisitioned for the attack, the Hind, travels eastwards from Bengal to China, sailing into the midst of the First Opium War. The turbulent voyage brings together a diverse group of travellers, each with their own agenda to pursue

Book. English. Historical. Historical fiction.
Published London: John Murray, 2016
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 0719569028, 9780719569029
Note: Originally published: 2015.
Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Physical Description: 616 pages : maps (black and white) ; 20 cm
Subject: China History Opium War, 1840-1842 Fiction.