The Resource The White Tiger, Aravind Adiga, (electronic resource)

The White Tiger, Aravind Adiga, (electronic resource)

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The White Tiger
Title
The White Tiger
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Aravind Adiga
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eng
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A stunning literary debut critics have likened to Richard Wright's Native Son , The White Tiger follows a darkly comic Bangalore driver through the poverty and corruption of modern India's caste society. "This is the authentic voice of the Third World, like you've never heard it before" (John Burdett, Bangkok 8 ). The white tiger of this novel is Balram Halwai, a poor Indian villager whose great ambition leads him to the zenith of Indian business culture, the world of the Bangalore entrepreneur. On the occasion of the president of China's impending trip to Bangalore, Balram writes a letter to him describing his transformation and his experience as driver and servant to a wealthy Indian family, which he thinks exemplifies the contradictions and complications of Indian society. Recalling The Death of Vishnu and Bangkok 8 in ambition, scope, The White Tiger is narrative genius with a mischief and personality all its own. Amoral, irreverent, deeply endearing, and utterly contemporary, this novel is an international publishing sensation?and a startling, provocative debut
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Adiga, Aravind
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The White Tiger, Aravind Adiga, (electronic resource)
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9781416562733
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642F8982-769F-43FB-AB49-6A4BF40D27D8
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Label
The White Tiger, Aravind Adiga, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781416562733
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
642F8982-769F-43FB-AB49-6A4BF40D27D8
System details
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • OverDrive Read

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