The White Tiger - Hindi (Paperback)

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This book masterfully weaves together Indian politics and street life as we follow the hilarious and dark misfortunes of it's main character, Balram Halwani. Along the way we meet every sort of inhabitant of modern India, whether they be decent city dwellers or con men. Overall, The White tiger is an extremely fun book to read.

— Ben

Spring/Summer '09 Reading Group List


“Balram Halwai, living in contemporary India, is a man with aspirations and dreams he fears will never be realized considering his current position as a chauffeur and servant of the wealthy in a society with an absurdly large gap between rich and poor. As he takes it upon himself to rise above the muck in a series of unethical and criminal actions, The White Tiger will challenge your concepts of right and wrong and make you feel guilty for laughing along the way.”
— Jon Stich, DIESEL, A Bookstore, Oakland, CA

Fall '09/Winter '10 Reading Group List


“Balram Halwai narrates his tale through letters written to the Premier of China over a seven-day period and tells the story of how he climbed out of poverty and into the life of a successful entrepreneur. In telling his story, The White Tiger opens a window onto the chaos and inequality of Indian society.”
— Cynthia, Paulina Springs Books, Sisters, OR

Product Details
ISBN: 9788172238698
ISBN-10: 817223869X
Publisher: Harperhindi
Publication Date: January 29th, 2010
Pages: 290
Language: English