A large boat with a diesel engine. Horen's bhotbhoti, the Megha, has several cabins, multiple levels, and is powerful enough to tow Fokir's sixteen-foot rowboat.
Bhotbhoti Term Timeline in The Hungry Tide
The timeline below shows where the term Bhotbhoti appears in The Hungry Tide. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 2: Negotiations
Part 2: A Sunset
...moment but are interrupted by Fokir down below. Kanai translates that Horen will bring the bhotbhoti tomorrow, and they can leave the day after. Piya excitedly rushes away to gather her... (full context)
Part 2: The Megha
...Horen gestures to his grandson, Nogen, who will accompany them. Horen leads Piya to the bhotbhoti, which is called the Megha. Horen extols the boat's virtues and reliability. Piya is willing... (full context)
Part 2: Besieged
Part 2: Horizons
Part 2: Losses