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Era medianoche en Bhopal has ratings and reviews. Abhijit said: I usually like historical books, but this one tried to be too storytelling. Era media noche en Bhopal. 2 likes. Book. Era media noche en Bhopal. Privacy · Terms. About. Era media noche en Bhopal. Book. 2 people like this topic . Buy Era medianoche en Bhopal by Dominique Lapierre, Javier Moro (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery.

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Aug 17, Monica Bittencourt rated it really liked it. The author uses a prosaic style, writing it like a novel with a lot of exposition. Erw a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This is one of those books where I knew how it was going to end and yet wanted to read it all the way through.

This is a very interesting book, highlighting a culture a lot of Americans might not be familiar with, along with a detailed history of what is currently the world’s greatest industrial disaster.

Era medianoche en Bhopal by Dominique Lapierre (2 star ratings)

See 2 questions about Era medianoche en Bhopal…. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian award in the Republic Day honours list. Refresh and try again. Story of a justice that has not been, and perhaps never will be, delivered.

Books by Dominique Lapierre.

But let me say that it is a tough book to read, because you know that most of the characters you are reading about will die a horrific death by the end of it. People were exposed to methyl isocyanate MIC gas and killed by the thousands. Cindy rated it it was ok Nov 12, What was the reaction of the powers that be and how was this piece of research received in official circle?

The carelessness of leaving 2 tanks of MIC when the plant was never going to produce sevin again, wit While reading this book, you feel so suffocated that you want to step out and breathe some fresh air.


He developed interests in travelling, writing and cars.

The reason such books are important is because they make sure that humanity medianocbe He has done a fantastic job by weaving this dreadful tragedy around real bhopwl and how they went about their lives with trials and tribulations.

It is absolutely worth reading, for all those things you will learn. At the age of thirteen, he travelled to America with his father who was a diplomat Consul General of France. So was Arjun Singh who saw huge political opportunities from the death of people. Daniela rated it it was ok Aug jedianoche, Medianlche do you transfer responsibilities of such a plant to a new management? Ultimately the pull and hold that Union Carbide had on its employees and the whole regaion is concerning – the authors explain very well how poor the region was and how UC was originally seen as a savior – at least until they began poisoning the water around Bopal.

Casey rated it it was ok Oct 04, This book is worth a buy. I would have like to here more about Bopal today, although this was touched upon also.

Era medianoche en Bhopal by Dominique Lapierre (4 star ratings)

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Return to Book Page. As luck would have it, I chanced upon this book in my library. He has really trying to give this tragedy a human touch by doing that. I would love to have a more recent update on the state medianodhe things in Bhopal now.

I will not go in the details of the disaster as I am afraid that I won’t be able to do justice with my words.

It is through these people that the story gets told. To see what your friends thought of this book, ea sign up. It’s not just the story of that isolated incident but everything that led up to it, of the people involved and what became of each of them. At the age of thirteen, he travelled to America with his father who was a diplomat Consul General of France.


Era medianoche en Bhopal

Ina massive leak o This is a nonfiction book that reads like a fast paced novel. Yet at one point towards the end, I could not carry on reading continuously due to the sheer number of deaths explained vividly in each page. It is a book which everybody in India should read, because we clearly have learnt no lessons whatsoever from that night 31 years ago. Shanila rated it it was ok Dec 09, Somehow, I have never read enough about this disaster.

This one does it well. The way in which the book is written is lucid and the whole story is built beautifully up to the final incident.

Medianoxhe book takes us from very start and of factory and gives blow by blow account of how it came to pass that for a company who bhpoal openly about its extraordinary standards of safety ended up having such a huge catastrophe on its hands.

To the rescue of the farmers, union carbide starts producing sevin, a pesticide using the most dangerous chemicals known to mankind, one of which medianochs mic.

This is a nonfiction book that reads like a fast paced novel. The latter half of the book dragged being, as it was, about the legacy of the disaster and the fight to make Union Carbide accept proper responsibility but the first half was one of the most powerful non-fiction books I read that year.

It horrifies from the beginning till the very end. Ultimately it is a sad, depressing and familiar story. To cut the expenses, they compromise on the safety measures.