Who is the author of the book "The Hungry Tide"?

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ShriKant Mishra asked 16-May-2019 in Books & Novels by ShriKant Mishra

Who is the author of the book "The Hungry Tide"?

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Gurmeet Kaur answered 31-Dec-2019 by Gurmeet Kaur

Answer: Amitav Ghosh


Who is the author of the book "The Hungry Tide"?


Amitav Ghosh is a notable Indian author. He was born in Calcutta in 1956 and studied at Dehradun, New Delhi, Alexandria, and Oxford. He was granted a doctorate from Oxford University. He has written for some famous publications including The Hindu, The New Yorker, and Granta, and educated in colleges in the two India and the US.

Amitav Ghosh is the author of The Circle of Reason (his 1986 debut novel), The Shadow Lines (1988), The Calcutta Chromosome (1995), The Glass Palace (2000), The Hungry Tide (2004), and Sea of Poppies (2008), the principal volume of The Ibis set of three, set during the 1830s, just before the Opium War, which epitomizes the pioneer history of the East. Ghosh's River of Smoke (2011), is the second volume of The Ibis set of three. The third, Flood of Fire, finishing the set of three, was released on 28 May 2015 to a positive response.

Ghosh's latest book, Gun Island, released in 2019  based on managing environmental change and human relocation, drew acclaim from literature pundits. He also attacked PM Modi in the year 2019 with his end to hate politics campaign where 200 plus writers joined him in.