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Selection day

Author: Aravind Adiga
Publisher: London : Picador, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Manjunath Kumar is fourteen. He knows he is good at cricket - if not as good as his elder brother Radha. He knows that he fears and resents his domineering and cricket-obsessed father, admires his brilliantly talented sibling and is fascinated by the world of CSI and by curious and interesting scientific facts. But there are many things, about himself and about the world, that he doesn't know. Sometimes it seems as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aravind Adiga
ISBN: 9781509806232 1509806237
OCLC Number: 958126041
Description: 330 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Aravind Adiga.

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A moving and beautifully observed new novel, of adolescence, ambition and self-realization, of fathers and sons, set in contemporary Bombay, by the Man Booker Prize winning author of The White Tiger  Read more...

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Selection Day is at its heart an engrossing and nuanced coming-of-age-novel ... intriguing and subtly developed ... [Adiga] has succeeded in composing a powerful individual story that, at the same Read more...

 
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