Sea of Poppies: A Novel
At the heart of this vibrant saga is a vast ship, the Ibis. Its destiny is a tumultuous voyage across the Indian Ocean; its purpose, to fight China's vicious nineteenth-century Opium Wars. As for the crew, they are a motley array of sailors and stowaways, coolies and convicts.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - KittyCunningham - LibraryThing
I need to learn that "epic" means I'm probably going to get tired of it. Reminds me of The Thorn Birds using the stories of individuals to give a history lesson. Read full review
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"Sea of Poppies" was an exciting page-turner with an incredible cast of charming idiosyncratic characters. I picked this book up because it was listed as an example of Modern Indian Literature written ... Read full review