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Amitav Ghosh: The Forecaster

Amitav Ghosh’s new book is a parable for a planet in crisis. He speaks to Nandini Nair about the cruelties of colonialism and the violent trajectory of the nutmeg

The Nutmeg’s Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis
Allen Lane
350 pages | ₹ 599

Amitav Ghosh (Photo: Alamy)