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From Victorian India to near-future New York, The Calcutta Chromosome takes listeners on a wondrous journey through time as a computer programmer trapped in a mind-numbing job hits upon a curious item that will forever change his life.

When Antar discovers the battered I.D. card of a long-lost acquaintance, he is suddenly drawn into a spellbinding adventure across centuries and around the globe, into the strange life of L. Murugan, a man obsessed with the medical history of malaria, and into a magnificently complex world where conspiracy hangs in the air like mosquitoes on a summer night.

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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Miranda | 6/1/2011

    " Started this with great hopes, but it never picked up, and the ending... The ending goes along with the concept, I suppose. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Baljit | 5/30/2011

    " different form most of ghosh's novels, this one alternates between the past and present, in search of the documents leading up to the cause of malaria. the pcae is exciting, but did find the conclusion raher of an anti-climax "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Vickked | 5/18/2011

    " Engrossing, it had a lot of information to take in. It gets you involved. Its story was decently connected, really liked the "Lakhaan" stories. Kind of wish that the ending of the book didn't make me feel like I needed to know what happens next. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Aswin | 4/3/2011

    " My first Amitav Ghosh book - decent narrative style of weaving multiple simultaneous stories from different time periods around the same theme. Keeps introducing new characters, but it becomes one too many quite quickly. Good imagination with the storyline. "

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