The goddess Manasa Devi, ruler of snakes. Photo: Alamy

In Gun Island, Indian author Amitav Ghosh explores human response to climate damage

  • The New York-based writer’s ninth novel lays bare mankind’s failure to process the new realities of a changed environment
  • The book also touches on an earlier time of folklore and the fantastic, when life moved much slower
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The goddess Manasa Devi, ruler of snakes. Photo: Alamy
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