The Hungry Tide Summary
Amitav Ghosh

Everything you need to understand or teach The Hungry Tide by Amitav Ghosh.

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  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
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The Hungry Tide Overview

The Hungry Tide is a contemporary environmental fiction novel set on the eastern coast of India. It follows the lives of three principal characters: Piya, a cetologist from the United States; Kanai, a translator and interpreter from New Delhi; and Fokir, a fisherman from Lusibari. The story is told in the third and the first person as these three very different characters come together in the Sundarbans. The novel explores environmental themes including man and nature, and humans and conservation.

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