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Sea of Poppies

(2008)
(The first book in the Ibis Trilogy series)
A novel by

 
Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
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.

In a time of colonial upheaval, fate has thrown together a diverse cast of Indians and Westerners, from a bankrupt raja to a widowed tribeswoman, from a mulatto American freedman to a freespirited French orphan. As their old family ties are washed away, they, like their historical counterparts, come to view themselves as jahaj-bhais, or ship-brothers. An unlikely dynasty is born, which will span continents, races, and generations.

The vast sweep of this historical adventure spans the lush poppy fields of the Ganges, the rolling high seas, the exotic backstreets of China. But it is the panorama of characters, whose diaspora encapsulates the vexed colonial history of the East itself, that makes Sea of Poppies so breathtakingly alive - a masterpiece from one of the world's finest novelists.

Genre: Historical
 
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Used availability for Amitav Ghosh's Sea of Poppies


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Hardback Editions

October 2008 : USA Hardback
Title: Sea of Poppies: A Novel (The Ibis Trilogy)
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 0-374-17422-9 / 978-0-670-08203-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

October 2008 : USA Hardback
Title: Sea of Poppies: Book One of The Ibis Trilogy
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 0-670-06664-8 / 978-0-670-06664-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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May 2008 : UK Hardback
Title: Sea of Poppies
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 1-84854-145-7 / 978-1-84854-145-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
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May 2008 : UK Hardback
Title: Sea of Poppies: Ibis Trilogy Book 1
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 0-7195-6895-1 / 978-0-7195-6895-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

Paperback Editions

2015 : UK Paperback
Title: Sea of Poppies
Author(s): AMITAV GHOSH
ISBN: 0-14-342470-X / 978-0-14-342470-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS INDIA
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October 2009 : UK Paperback
Title: Sea of Poppies
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 0-14-305341-8 / 978-0-14-305341-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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September 2009 : USA Paperback
Title: Sea of Poppies: A Novel (The Ibis Trilogy)
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 0-312-42859-6 / 978-0-312-42859-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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May 2009 : UK Paperback
Title: Sea of Poppies
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 0-14-306615-3 / 978-0-14-306615-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Group
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April 2009 : UK Paperback
Title: Sea of Poppies: Ibis Trilogy Book 1
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 0-7195-6897-8 / 978-0-7195-6897-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
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March 2009 : UK Paperback
Title: Sea of Poppies: Ibis Trilogy Book 1
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 0-7195-2343-5 / 978-0-7195-2343-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
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May 2008 : UK Paperback
Title: Sea of Poppies: Ibis Trilogy Book 1
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 0-7195-6896-X / 978-0-7195-6896-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
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2008 : USA Paperback
Title: Sea of Poppies
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 0-670-08203-1 / 978-0-670-08203-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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Audio Editions

August 2015 : USA MP3 CD
Title: Sea of Poppies (Ibis Trilogy)
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 1-5012-9531-4 / 978-1-5012-9531-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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October 2012 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: Flood of Fire (Ibis Trilogy)
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 1-4233-7387-1 / 978-1-4233-7387-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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October 2012 : USA Audio CD
Title: Flood of Fire (Ibis Trilogy)
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 1-4233-7388-X / 978-1-4233-7388-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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October 2012 : USA Audio CD
Title: Flood of Fire (Ibis Trilogy)
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 1-4233-7389-8 / 978-1-4233-7389-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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October 2012 : USA MP3 CD
Title: Flood of Fire (Ibis Trilogy)
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 1-4233-7390-1 / 978-1-4233-7390-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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January 2012 : UK Audio edition
Title: Sea of Poppies
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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September 2011 : USA Audio CD
Title: Sea of Poppies (Ibis Trilogy)
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 1-4558-2689-8 / 978-1-4558-2689-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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September 2011 : USA Audio CD
Title: Sea of Poppies (Ibis Trilogy)
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 1-4558-2690-1 / 978-1-4558-2690-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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January 2011 : UK Audio CD
Title: Sea of Poppies: Ibis Trilogy Book 1
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 1-84854-598-3 / 978-1-84854-598-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
Availability: Amazon UK   

February 2009 : UK Audio CD
Title: Sea Of Poppies
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 1-4055-0696-2 / 978-1-4055-0696-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hachette Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   

October 2008 : USA MP3 CD
Title: Sea of Poppies (Ibis Trilogy)
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 1-4233-7377-4 / 978-1-4233-7377-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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January 2009 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: Sea of Poppies
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 0-7531-4087-X / 978-0-7531-4087-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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January 2009 : UK Audio CD
Title: Sea of Poppies
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 0-7531-4088-8 / 978-0-7531-4088-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

October 2008 : USA Audio CD
Title: Sea of Poppies (Ibis Trilogy)
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 1-4233-7374-X / 978-1-4233-7374-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

October 2008 : USA Audio CD
Title: Sea of Poppies (Ibis Trilogy)
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 1-4233-7375-8 / 978-1-4233-7375-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

October 2008 : USA MP3 CD
Title: Sea of Poppies (Ibis Trilogy)
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 1-4233-7376-6 / 978-1-4233-7376-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

October 2008 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: Sea of Poppies (Ibis Trilogy)
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 1-4233-7373-1 / 978-1-4233-7373-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

October 2008 : USA Audio edition
Title: Sea of Poppies
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   

May 2008 : UK Audio edition
Title: Sea of Poppies
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: John Murray
Availability: Amazon UK   

May 2008 : UK Audio CD
Title: Sea of Poppies
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 0-7195-9770-6 / 978-0-7195-9770-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2008 : UK Audio CD
Title: Sea of Poppies
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 1-4055-0689-X / 978-1-4055-0689-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hachette Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

October 2009 : Canada Kindle edition
Title: Sea of Poppies: Book One of The Ibis Trilogy
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: Penguin Canada
Availability: Amazon CA   

July 2009 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Sea of Poppies: Ibis Trilogy Book 1
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: John Murray
Availability: Amazon UK   

October 2008 : USA Kindle edition
Title: Sea of Poppies: A Novel (The Ibis Trilogy Book 1)
Author(s): Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Availability: Amazon   



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