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Selection Day is a captivating, witty novel by the Man Booker Prize winning author of The White Tiger , Aravind Adiga.
'The most exciting novelist writing in English today' A. N. Wilson
One of the New York Times " 100 Notable Books of 2017"
Manjunath Kumar is fourteen. He knows he is good at cricket - if not as good as his elder brother Radha. He knows that he fears and resents his domineering and cricket-obsessed father, admires his brilliantly talented sibling and is fascinated by the world of CSI and by curious and interesting scientific facts. But there are many things,…mehr

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Selection Day is a captivating, witty novel by the Man Booker Prize winning author of The White Tiger, Aravind Adiga.

'The most exciting novelist writing in English today' A. N. Wilson

One of the New York Times "100 Notable Books of 2017"

Manjunath Kumar is fourteen. He knows he is good at cricket - if not as good as his elder brother Radha. He knows that he fears and resents his domineering and cricket-obsessed father, admires his brilliantly talented sibling and is fascinated by the world of CSI and by curious and interesting scientific facts. But there are many things, about himself and about the world, that he doesn't know . . . Sometimes it seems as though everyone around him has a clear idea of who Manju should be, except Manju himself.

When Manju begins to get to know Radha's great rival, a boy as privileged and confident as Manju is not, everything in Manju's world begins to change and he is faced with decisions that will challenge both his sense of self and of the world around him . . .


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  • Verlag: Pan Macmillan
  • Erscheinungstermin: 08.09.2016
  • Englisch
  • ISBN-13: 9781509806508
  • Artikelnr.: 45698724
Autorenporträt
Aravind Adiga, wurde 1974 in Madras geboren, wuchs teilweise in Sydney, Australien, auf, studierte englische Literatur an der Columbia University und am Magdalen College in Oxford. Er begann seine journalistische Arbeit als Finanzjournalist bei der "Financial Times", "Money" und dem "Wall Street Journal". In seiner Freizeit schrieb Adiga den Roman "Der weiße Tiger", für den er 2008 den Booker-Preis erhielt. Er lebt in Mumbai, Indien. "Der weiße Tiger" ist sein erster Roman.
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Selection Day is at its heart an engrossing and nuanced coming-of-age-novel . . . intriguing and subtly developed . . . [Adiga] has succeeded in composing a powerful individual story that, at the same time, does justice to life's (and India's) great indeterminacies. Sunday Times