The Shadow Lines Summary

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  • 4 Literature Criticisms
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Essays & Analysis (4)

498 words, approx. 2 pages
In the following excerpt, Couto praises Ghosh's characterization and storytelling abilities in The Shadow Lines. In his first novel, Circle of Reason, Amitav Ghosh wove a complex pattern of his... Read more
1,953 words, approx. 7 pages
In the following positive review, Klinkenborg expresses admiration for Ghosh's ability to capture the essence of human emotions and relationships in The Shadow Lines. Halfway through Amitav Gho... Read more
6,326 words, approx. 22 pages
In the following essay, Roy uses The Shadow Lines as an example of how local ties and community history can supersede the ideal of nationalism. If imperialism is an “act of geographical violenc... Read more
748 words, approx. 3 pages
In the following review, Taneja offers a positive assessment of The Shadow Lines, complimenting Ghosh's ability to create a non-chronological yet cohesive story. The new Indian English fiction ... Read more