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Sandip Roy Dispatch 306: Gun Island

Photo courtesy of Sandip Roy
Author Amitov Ghosh and Sandip Roy

Amitav Ghosh’s newest novel Gun Island is a story about both two of his great themes - migration and climate.

In a way Gun Island a book of uncanny events, goddess and king cobras and an armada of seabirds is a wake up call in a time of terrible climate anxiety.
Because we all remember where we were when 9/11 happened. Will we be able to remember where we were when the Arctic ice shelf collapsed?

You can listen to the entire interview with Amitav Ghosh on The Sandip Roy Show  on Audio Express at https://indianexpress.com/audio/the-sandip-roy-show/on-migration-climate-change-and-the-gun-island-with-amitav-ghosh/5828284/