The Glass Palace

The Glass Palace

A Novel

Downloadable Audiobook - 2010
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Set in burma during the British invasion of 1885, this masterly novel tells the story of Rajkumar, a poor boy lifted on the tides of political and social chaos, who goes on to create an empire in the Burmese teak forest. When soldiers force the royal family out of the Glass Palace and into exile, Rajkumar befriends Dolly, a young woman in the court of the Burmese Queen, whose love will shape his life. He cannot forget her, and years later, as a rich man, he goes in search of her ...
Publisher: Grand Haven : Brilliance Audio, 2010
ISBN: 9781441834935
Additional Contributors: Vance, Simon

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meandwe Mar 22, 2013

This is one of my favorite books. Ghosh is a great storyteller and and it is a great read to begin to understand an area and history that is unfamilar to most Americans. You get caught up in the story and it is a fast read that you will not soon forget. Highly recommended!!

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