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The white tiger

Author: Aravind Adiga
Publisher: London : Atlantic Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Balram Halwai is a complicated man. Servant. Philosopher. Entrepreneur. Murderer. Over the course of seven nights, by the scattered light of a preposterous chandelier, Balram tells the terrible and transfixing story of how he came to be a success in life -- having nothing but his own wits to help him along.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aravind Adiga
ISBN: 1843547201 9781843547204 184354721X 9781843547211 9781843547228 1843547228 9781848870420 1848870426
OCLC Number: 185536394
Awards: Man Booker Prize for Fiction, 2008.
Description: 321 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Aravind Adiga.

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Balram Halwai is the White Tiger - the smartest boy in his village. His family is too poor for him to afford for him to finish school and he has to work in a teashop, breaking coals and wiping  Read more...

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"'In the grand illusions of a 'rising' India, Aravind Adiga has found a subject Gogol might have envied. With remorselessly and delightfully mordant wit The White Tiger anatomizes the fantastic Read more...

 
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