Ibis Trilogy
Books in series2
UNABRIDGED (view abridged)
(3.8 based on 436 ratings)
  • 1
    Sea of Poppies | Amitav Ghosh

    Sea of Poppies

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Amitav Ghosh
    • Narrated By Phil Gigante
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready

    At the heart of this vibrant saga is an immense ship, the Ibis. Its destiny is a tumultuous voyage across the Indian Ocean, its purpose to fight China's vicious 19th-century Opium Wars. As for the crew, they are a motley array of sailors and stowaways, coolies and convicts.

    ignorance may be bliss

    I completely understand the concerns of previous reviewers with the terrible pronunciation of Hindi words and the poor East Asian accents in this audi..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 27 2009 by Evelyn M Kloepper ()
  • 2
    River of Smoke | Amitav Ghosh

    River of Smoke

    • UNABRIDGED (22 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Amitav Ghosh
    • Narrated By Sanjiv Jhaveri
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready

    The Ibis, loaded to its gunwales with a cargo of indentured servants, is in the grip of a cyclone in the Bay of Bengal; among the dozens flailing for survival are Neel, the pampered raja who has been convicted of embezzlement; Paulette, the French orphan masquerading as a deck-hand; and Deeti, the widowed poppy grower fleeing her homeland with her lover, Kalua. The storm also threatens the clipper ship Anahita, groaning with the largest consignment of opium ever to leave India for Canton.

    Review of Part 2 of the Ibis Trilogy

    I read a number of professional reviews of this book (not on this site) before buying and now that I've listened to it, I feel like I read a different..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 22 2011 by Jana (Zephyrhills, FL, United States)