Articles tagged sea of poppies

4 Jan 2009 // 9:00 PM

PopMatters Best of Books 2008: Fiction

Feeling anxious? Here are 23 masterful works of fiction from 2008 that will either underscore your anxiety or help alleviate it through escape into the past and the land of make-believe.

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11 Dec 2008 // 8:59 PM

Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh

The book is drunk with words, phrases both rich with 19th-century sailor-speak and rushing over regional boundaries.

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How It Slips Away: 'The Breaking Point' Crosses Hemingway With Noir

// Short Ends and Leader

"Whether we've seen or read the story before, we ache for these sympathetic, floundering people presented to us gravely and without cynicism, even when cynical themselves.

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