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I wanted to learn about what actually happened as I dn only have the vaguest recollections of Union Carbide and no real conception of the events that led to this disaster, or even it’s true scope and legacy.

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To ask other readers questions about Era medianoche en Bhopalplease sign up. I forgot at times medixnoche the book was about a tragedy. It’s not just the story of that isolated incident but everything that led up to it, bhoapl the people involved and w As children, we all have heard about the Bhopal gas tragedy.

What was the reaction of the powers that be and how was this piece of research received in official circle? The story is told through the eyes of several of the main protagonists. It is through these people that the story gets told. Most of them belonging to poor families that dwelled ‘basthis’.

To cut the expenses, they compromise on the safety measures.

But don’t expect anything that will change your life: Julie rated it it was ok Dec 10, Preview — Era medianoche en Bhopal by Dominique Lapierre. For those not familiar with the disaster, Bhopal is a city in India, that had a large American owned chemical factory.


The inhabitants of the city were so excited to have the factory, that slum dwellers actually vied to place their makeshift homes right next to the factory, and most involved on all levels ignored safety concerns. I knew very little about the Bhopal disaster, and probably would never have chosen to read this book myself, but was given it to read as part of the book group I belonged to a few years back.

The blame game bjopal always be played and so is the victim card. Somehow, I have never read enough about this disaster. Sahil Ali rated it it was ok Mar 03, People who live in Moving account of the Bhopal disaster from the perspectives of those who worked in the plant, the occupants of the shantytowns nearby and pilgrims who unfortunately were in the town’s train station as the disaster happened.

Personal connection – we need to understand who the victims were, and those responsible for the event and the attempted rescus of victims 3. Amrutha rated it it was ok Fra 29, He developed interests in travelling, writing and cars.

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

As luck would have it, I chanced upon this book in my library. Daniela rated it it was mmedianoche Aug 29, A dreadful accident, made human in this book. Veda rated it it was ok Jan 03, sn Because the plant wasn’t being kept in full working order a chain of events led to an escape of gas and killed 16, – 30, people although the indian government stopped counting at just under 1, Ina massive leak o This is a nonfiction book that reads like a fast paced novel.


Sarah Marie rated it it was ok Jan 04, I would like to have heard more on the legacy actually, but overall I enjoyed this book and I found the approach very well done. It is a book which everybody in India should read, because we clearly have learnt no lessons whatsoever from that night 31 years ago.

Sadly, I don’t think this is a tale that taught the chemical industry anything. Warren Anderson bhkpal responsible for Bhopal Gas disaster in and we are the silent spectators.

Loved the way ‘dominique lapierre’ expressed the time of disaster with well connectivity with the other ongoing developements in the country including the death of Mrs.

So was Rajiv Gandhi who let Anderson get away.

The latter half of the book dragged being, as it was, about the legacy of the disaster and the fight to make Union Carbide acc I knew very little about the Bhopal disaster, and probably would never have chosen to read this book myself, but was given it to read as part of the book group I belonged to a few years back.

It’s the time when famines were common owing to the million varieties of insects feasting on the farmers crops.