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booker-winning writer Arvind Adiga brings the story of Dharmen Shah, the property developer villain. The story develops around the attempt of Dharmen Shah to buy an entire colony. All accept except for ‘Masterji’.’Masterji’ is a retired school teacher named Yogesh A. Murthy. The plot reflects the struggle of retaining one’s home against mighty property builders in the city of Mumbai. The protest of ‘Masterji’ creates the problem for the builders.
What makes this book stand out?
The flair of the pen by a Booker winner writer Arvind Adiga is ready to recreate his magic.
Read it for
The story of a Mumbai city dweller challenges the power of selling the ancestral home for construction purpose. It is a picture of a man rising against power for the righteousness.
Don't read it for
Lack of new approach from the Booker-winning writer.