Amitav Ghosh. The Nutmeg’s Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis


  • Tathagata Som University of Calgary


climate change, nutmeg, colonialism, vitalism


This is a review of The Nutmeg's Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis (2021) by Amitav Ghosh.

Author Biography

Tathagata Som, University of Calgary

Tathagata Som is a PhD candidate in the department of English at the University of Calgary. His research interests are environmental humanities, postcolonial studies, South Asian literatures, and Bangla literature. His scholarly work has appeared in ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature, The Goose, and The Bloomsbury Handbook to the Medical-Environmental Humanities.