9 edition of The Conch Bearer found in the catalog.
September 9, 2003
by Listening Library (Audio)
Written in English
|Contributions||Alan Cumming (Narrator)|
|The Physical Object|
Description of the book "The Conch Bearer (Brotherhood of the Conch Series #1)": In a dingy shack in the less-than-desirable Indian neighborhood he calls home, twelve-year-old Anand is entrusted with a conch shell that possesses mystical powers. His task is to return the shell to its rightful home many hundreds of miles away. The book is a confection of Indian fantasy that children will love. Unlike J.K. Rowlings’ Harry Potter books, Divakaruni’s “The Conch Bearer” is not adult fare, though this reviewer confesses that she personally found it a page-turner.
The Conch Bearer is pages long, ideal for an 8- to 9-year-old to read alone, or for an adult to read aloud to a child a couple of years younger. It’s a bit of a long read; there are eighteen chapters in the book, or in other words, approximately two weeks of bedtime reading. The Conch Bearer by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni; 6 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Magic, Shells, Healers, Fiction, Voyages and travels; Places: India.
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Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is the author of sixteen books, including Oleander Girl, The Mistress of Spices, Sister of My Heart, Palace of Illusions, One Amazing Thing, and Before We Visit the Goddess/5(32). The Conch Bearer begins with Anad, a poor boy, spending his days, time, and energy pouring tea for a nasty and cruel boss.
The story is set in India. Anad’s fate was not always so dismal, for once he had a father who provided for his family, but /5. The Conch Bearer demonstrates very effectively through it's year old hero Anand, the demons and conflicts that most people face in real life when they are learning to trust their instincts, believe in themselves, reach out for assistance and look for the answers within/5(32).
The Conch Bearer By Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni ABOUT THE BOOK The story of The Conch Bearer begins on the teeming streets of modern-day Kolkata, India, where twelve-year-old Anand lives in a dingy shack with his mother and sister, Meera.
Anand is captivated by stories of magic and the opportunities he believes it could create -- if only magic was a ed on: Ma This book is one of the few that is great for a wide range of readers, including adults who may enjoy young adult fantasy.
The books moves along quickly and is fun to read. The Conch Bearer has many classic elements of childrens' fantasy: an absent parent, longing for magic in the every day, an ardous journey, /5(15).
Description of the book "The Conch Bearer": After his family is forced into a life of poverty on the harsh streets of Calcutta and his father goes missing, Anand encounters a stranger who asks him to watch over his magical conch, and that meeting soon leads Anand on an important journey into the high mountains to bring the conch back to its rightful home.
The Conch Bearer is the first in a planned trilogy. The second book, The Mirror of Fire and Dreaming is due to be released in September. Unlike many series books, The Conch Bearer reaches a satisfying. The Conch Bearer Book Summary and Study Guide. Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Booklist Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Message Board.
Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Conch Bearer; Two years ago Anand's father left to work on another continent. For three months he sent money back home to them just like he promised.
Then the letters and the money. The Conch Bearer (Brotherhood of the Conch, #1), The Mirror of Fire and Dreaming (Brotherhood of the Conch, #2), and Shadowland (Brotherhood of the Conc Home My Books.
(Book II: The Mirror of Fire and Dreaming; Book III: Shadowland) Mythical, mystical — and impossible to put down, The Conch Bearer is literary fiction of the highest order.
Action, adventure and magic combine in this compelling quest fantasy that whisks readers to a far away land and to a reading experience they won’t soon forget.
Twelve-year-old Anand is given the task of returning a mystical conch shell to its home in the Himalayas. On the way, he and Nisha, a street child, and Abhaydat. The Conch Bearer. By Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. Other Books You Might Like. The Conch Bearer starts with a young Indian boy named Anand in the middle of what starts off as a routine day.
He is a year-old boy who because of his circumstances has to labor for minimal wages under a mean and nasty boss named Haru. Anand and his family are coping as best they can after having lost contact and support from his father.5/5(5). Action, adventure, and magic are combined in this exotic, compelling quest fantasy by a distinguished author of adult fiction and poetry.
Set in contemporary India, the story opens in a poor section of Calcutta, where year-old Anand is entrusted with a conch shell imbued with mystical powers. Anand's task is to return the shell to its rightful home high in the Himalayas/5(10). About The Conch Bearer. You are about to embark on a remarkable journey.
It begins on the teeming streets of Kolkata, India, and will transport you across arid plains and turbulent rivers to a secret valley high in the Himalayas. ABOUT THE BOOK The story of The Conch Bearer begins on the teeming streets of modern-day Kolkata, India, where twelve-year-old Anand lives in a dingy shack with his mother and sister, Meera.
Anand is captivated by stories of magic and the opportunities he believes it could create -. The chapter starts with Anand's ceremony into the Brotherhood. The chapter flashes back again to the night before when he asked Abhaydatta if he could see his family one more time.
Then the chapter goes back to the present and the ceremony continues normally but at the end when Anand expects it to end the Chief Healer surprises him by making him the new Keeper of the conch. This is a really lovely book.
I'm only on chapter three and I think this is one of the best books ever written. There is some lovely discription, escpessioly when he describes the conch shell.
THe conch shell is a magical shell, and it has been stolen. But they found it, and now is a long journey to return it to the crystal temple/5(18). - Buy The Conch Bearer book online at best prices in India on Read The Conch Bearer book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(18).
Book III of the Brotherhood of the Conch. Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni; Publisher: Roaring Brook Press ISBN: Category: Juvenile Fiction Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The hero of the Brotherhood of the Conch series, now fifteen, is settling back into his life as an apprentice in the lush Silver Valley, nestled high in the Himalayas.
What disappointed you about The Conch Bearer. Completely stolen from the Harry Potter books, a total rip off of the story. Alan Cummings is great but couldn't get past the first hour. Would you ever listen to anything by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni again.
not one bit. 1 person found this helpful. The Conch Bearer. Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. Chicken House, - Children's stories - pages. I did not like this book at all (except for the end) it did not attract me at all. The story was boring and did not go anywhere until like the 15 page then it started to pick up its pace.
The ending 3/5(6).The Conch Bearer Brotherhood of the Conch Series, Book 1 Brotherhood of the Conch by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Author Alan Cumming Narrator.In a dingy shack in the less-than-desirable Indian neighborhood he calls home, twelve-year-old Anand is entrusted with a conch shell that possesses mystical powers.
His task is to return the shell to its rightful home many hundreds of miles away.