Amitav Ghosh has delighted readers with his Ibis trilogy, which started with Sea of Poppies. His new book is contemporary – Gun Island is the story of a world on the brink, of increasing displacement and unstoppable transition.
A dealer of rare books, Deen is used to a quiet life spent indoors, but as his once-solid beliefs begin to shift, he is forced to set out on an extraordinary journey; one that takes him from India to Los Angeles and Venice via a tangled route through the memories and experiences of those he meets along the way But it is also a story of hope, of a man whose faith in the world and the future is restored by two remarkable women.
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