Department Of English And
Modern European Languages,
University Of Allahabad
Amitav Ghosh is a well- known name in the contemporary literature. The India born author produced a wide range of novels in the genre of historical fiction. His fictional work centres on the south-east Asian population dealing with the identity crisis at different levels.
The art of telling a story is a ‘narrative’ which came into existence long before it got its name. It comes to us so naturally that we start expressing our feelings through language. As we start expressing our feelings and thoughts, a narrative takes shape. It is an art that helps the story teller to tell a story convincingly in an artistic manner, to make a story effective and interesting for a reader to understand properly.