Gun Island is written by Indian author Amitav Gosh. The brief description of this book says, Bandook. Gun. A common word, but one which turns Deendatta’s world upside down. Gun island is the latest released novel that effortlessly spans space and time. It is the story of a world on the brink, of increasing displacement and unstoppable transitions but it is also a story of hope, of a man whose faith in the world and the future is restored by two remarkable women.
Amitav Gosh was born in Calcutta in 1956. He is one of the most prominent contemporary Indian writers, is known for his series of novels. He grew up in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and India. He studied at the universities of Delhi and Oxford and published his first eight novels, the circle of Reasons in 1986. He currently divides his time between Calcutta, Goa, and Brooklyn. The first novel in his library’s trilogy, Sea of Poppies, was shortlisted for man Booker prize And also honored with 54thJanapith award foe ‘outstanding contribution towards literature’.
The famous books written by Amitav Gosh, the great Indian author is as follows:
‘Sea of Poppies’ in 2008, ‘The Glass Place: A Novel’ in 2000, ‘The Hungry Tide’ in 2004, ‘The Shadow lines’ in 1988, ‘River of Smoke’ in 2011, ‘Flood Of Fire’ in 2012, ‘The Great Derangement’ in 2016, ‘The Calcutta Chromosome’ in 1995 and ‘gun Island’ in 2019.
Under this Publication, the book Gun Island is published by Hamish Hamilton Penguin. Hamish Hamilton is one of Britain’s most Distinguish Literary list. Now an Integral part of Penguin, they provide a home for an exciting and eclectic group of authors, attained by the distinctiveness and excellence of there writing. It is founded in 1931.
Their aim is to publish the finest literary fiction and non-fiction from around the world. Publishing no more than 20 new titles a year, both fiction and non-fiction. Hamish Hamilton’s author includes Arundhati Roy, Noam Chomsky, Zadie Smith, W.G. Swbald, Ali Smith, Amitav Gosh, Marlon James, Pat Barker and many more.