The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga

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The White Tiger is the debut novel by Indian author Aravind Adiga. It was first published in 2008 and won the Man Booker Prize for the same year. The novel studies the contrast between India's rise as a modern global economy and the main character, who comes from crushing rural poverty. Other themes touched on include corruption endemic to Indian society and politics, familial loyalty versus independence, religious tensions between Hindus and Muslims, the experience of returning to India after living in America, and the tensions between India and China as Asian superpowers.

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The 1420th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 80th on The 100 Best Books of the Decade(2000) (Times)
  2. - Man Booker Prize (Man Booker Prize)

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