About the BookThe present venture is a commentary on the books of Amitav Ghosh. It is written with a purpose to explain the ideas that move these books. Ghosh, like other great writers, writes out of conviction. Each of his books is driven by his commitment to certain opinions. For example, the spirit of The Glass Palace is anti-colonial. The Shadow Lines is against artificial international borders. The Calcutta Chromosome is written with a purpose to undo the Western sense of superiority and its monopoly over scientific research. An effort has been made to reach out to the substance of the books by Amitav Ghosh. Written in a remarkably lucid and flowing prose, the book may be useful to those who are interested in analyzing the works of Amitav Ghosh from different perspectives.About the Author/sShubha Tiwari, M.A., Ph.D., is a faculty member at the Department of English, A.P.S. University, Rewa, Madhya Pradesh. She edits an annual literary magazine Zenith. She has to her credit about twenty-five published research papers. Her areas of interest are interdisciplinary approach to the study of literature, inspirational literature, recent fiction and women’s studies.