Sie haben noch keinen tolino eReader? Jetzt informieren.

How to Get Filthy Rich In Rising Asia

How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia is Mohsin Hamid's spectacular, thought-provoking novel of modern Asia

In this keenly-awaited follow-up to his bestselling The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Mohsin Hamid confirms his place as a radically inventive story-teller with his finger on the world's pulse.

The astonishing and riveting tale of a man's journey from impoverished rural boy to corporate tycoon, it steals its shape from the business self-help books devoured by youths all over 'rising Asia'. It follows its nameless hero to the sprawling metropolis where he begins to amass an empire built on the most fluid and increasingly scarce of goods: water. Yet his heart remains set on something else, on the pretty girl whose star rises alongside his, their paths crossing and re-crossing in a love affair sparked and snuffed out again by the forces that careen their fates along.

The hero of the story could be any one of us, hungry for a different life. And ours too could be the fate that awaits him . . .

Fast-paced, vivid and emotionally absorbing, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia creates two unforgettable characters who find moments of transcendent intimacy in the midst of shattering change.

Praise for How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia:

'Even more intriguing, compelling and moving than The Reluctant Fundamentalist. A marvellous book' Philip Pullman

'This brilliantly structured, deeply felt book is written with the confidence and bravura of a man born to write. Hamid is at the peak of his considerable powers here, and delivers a tightly paced, preternaturally wise book about a thoroughly likable, thoroughly troubled striver in the messiest, most chaotic ring of global economy. Completely unforgettable' Dave Eggers

'Mohsin Hamid is one of the best writers in the world, period. Only a master could have written this propulsive tale of a striver living on the knife's edge, a noir Horatio Alger story for our frenetic, violent times' Ben Fountain

'Written in the most compelling second person since Jay McInerney's Bright Lights, Big City, with which it also shares a sharp take on our frenetic, urban lives, Hamid's novel proves that the most compelling fiction today is coming from South Asia' Daily Beast

Mohsin Hamid is the author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist and Moth Smoke. His fiction has been adapted for the cinema, translated into over 30 languages, received numerous awards, and been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. He has contributed essays and short stories to publications such as the Guardian, The New York Times, Financial Times, Granta, and the New Yorker. Born and mostly raised in Lahore, he spent part of his childhood in California, studied at Princeton University and Harvard Law School, and has since lived between Lahore, London and New York.

Portrait
Mohsin Hamid writes regularly for The New York Times, the Guardian and the New York Review of Books, and is the author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Moth Smoke, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia and Discontent and its Civilisations. Born and mostly raised in Lahore, he has since lived between Lahore, London and New York. His next novel, Exit West, will be published by Hamish Hamilton in spring 2017.
… weiterlesen

Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Format ePUB i
Kopierschutz Ja
Seitenzahl 240 (Printausgabe)
Erscheinungsdatum 28.03.2013
Sprache Englisch
EAN 9780241144688
Verlag Penguin Books Ltd
eBook
6,99
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
Sofort per Download lieferbar
In der Cloud verfügbar
Per E-Mail verschenken i

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • Zugvögel
    von Josef Haslinger
    eBook
    8,99
  • Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist
    von Sunil Yapa
    eBook
    8,99
  • Take Courage
    von Samantha Ellis
    eBook
    9,49
  • My Not So Perfect Life
    von Sophie Kinsella
    (6)
    eBook
    6,99
  • The Punishment She Deserves
    von Elizabeth George
    eBook
    10,99
  • The Good Daughter: The gripping new bestselling thriller from a No. 1 author
    von Karin Slaughter
    eBook
    6,99
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
    von J.K. Rowling
    eBook
    8,99
  • Can You Keep A Secret?
    von Sophie Kinsella
    (13)
    eBook
    6,99
  • The Temptation of Forgiveness
    von Donna Leon
    eBook
    10,99
  • Origin: Robert Langdon Book 5
    von Dan Brown
    (3)
    eBook
    6,99
  • The Rooster Bar
    von John Grisham
    eBook
    5,49
  • The Pearl Sister
    von Lucinda Riley
    (1)
    eBook
    8,49
  • Macbeth
    von Jo Nesbo
    eBook
    12,99
  • Five Years From Now
    von Paige Toon
    eBook
    4,48
  • After You
    von Jojo Moyes
    eBook
    6,99
  • The Other Wife
    von Michael Robotham
    eBook
    10,99
  • Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
    von Gail Honeyman
    eBook
    6,99
  • Call Me by Your Name
    von André Aciman
    eBook
    5,49
  • Surprise Me
    von Sophie Kinsella
    (1)
    eBook
    11,99
  • Day of the Dead
    von Nicci French
    eBook
    11,99

Wird oft zusammen gekauft

How to Get Filthy Rich In Rising Asia

How to Get Filthy Rich In Rising Asia

von Mohsin Hamid
eBook
6,99
+
=
Dragonfish

Dragonfish

von Vu Tran
eBook
7,49
+
=

für

14,48

inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.

Alle kaufen

Kundenbewertungen

Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.