The glass palace / Amitav Ghosh.
Publication year: 2001
Publisher: London : HarperCollins,
ISBN: 9780006514091 (pbk.) : 000651409X (pbk.) :
Originally published: 2000.
Rajkumar helps on a market stall outside the royal palace when the British force the royal family into exile. Rescued by a Chinese merchant they move to upper Burma but he is haunted by his vision of the royal family and journeys to find them.
551 p. : map ; 20 cm.
first class story spanning 1895 to 2010 India and Burma