The White Tiger (Paperback)
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April 2009 Indie Next 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

September 2009 Indie Next 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


Winner of the 2008 Man Booker Prize THE WHITE TIGER by Aravind Adiga. This extraordinary debut novel, filled with passion and black humor, Adiga illustrates the freedom of spirit that is human's essential desire, how important its value is and how hard it is to acquire for the poor in the reality of the rural society of India. Translated by Gweon Gi Dae. In Korean.
Product Details
ISBN: 9788992309202
Publisher: Vega Books/Tsai Fong Books
Publication Date: March 1st, 2009
Pages: 370