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The Glass Palace (Signed First Edition)

Amitav Ghosh

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ISBN 10: 0375501487 / ISBN 13: 9780375501487
Published by Random House, 2001
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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New York: Random House [2001]. First edition. First printing. Hardbound. Fine/Fine. Signed by author on title page and dated in March 2001, and inscribed to former owner. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 84372

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Title: The Glass Palace (Signed First Edition)

Publisher: Random House

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition....

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Brilliant and impassioned, The Glass Palace is a masterly novel by Amitav Ghosh, the gifted novelist Peter Matthiessen has called an exceptional writer. This superb story of love and war begins with the shattering of the kingdom of Burma and the igniting of a great and passionate love, and it goes on to tell the story of a people, a fortune, and a family and its fate.

The Glass Palace tells of Rajkumar, a poor boy lifted on the tides of political and social chaos, who creates an empire in the Burmese teak forest. During the British invasion of 1885, when soldiers force the royal family out of the Glass Palace and into exile, Rajkumar befriends Dolly, the woman whose love will shape his life. He cannot forget her, and years later, as a rich man, he goes in search of her.

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