The Calcutta Chromosome

Amitav Ghosh
science fiction, thriller
The Calcutta Chromosome - Amitav Ghosh

From Victorian lndia to near-future New York, The Calcutta Chromosome takes readers 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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Release date: 1995
Genres: science fiction, thriller
Tags: arthur c. clarke award
Average rating: 6.00/10
Total ratings: 1
Updated: August 14, 2021