It's not a book you pick up if you have t or 20 minutes to read.

However, I quickly became annoyed with the boundless egotism of the author. Gregory David Roberts was born in Melbourne, Australia. From the Mumbai slums to the mountains of Afghanistan and everywhere else in between, this book is part truth part fiction.
As a hunted man without a home, family, or identity, Lin searches for love and meaning while running a clinic in one of the city's poorest slums, and serving his apprenticeship in the dark arts of the Bombay mafia. What I am reading Wednesday. Quite long at over 900 pages but worth the read. We learn as Lin learns.

It is over 900 pages. Anyone who walks away from Shantaram untouched is either heartless or dead or both. He is rapidly becoming a favorite of mine.

He is now a full-time writer and lives in Bombay. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists.

On a par with Michener and Leon Uris.

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Bith fascinating and a bit shocking at the same time. Listen Free to Shantaram: A Novel audiobook by Gregory David Roberts with a 30 Day Free Trial! I know nothing about India but now I know a lot about the soul of the people. Good, bad, ugly, beautiful, extremely poor, extremely rich, strange, and even straight out hell types of people.

He is the artistic director of Night Train Productions. They deserve to be treated with dignity. A true story of one man's journey from anger to deep life friendships rolled out through the ever changing city of Bombay. He's a reformed character in more ways than one.

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The second is Karla: elusive, dangerous, and beautiful, whose passions are driven by secrets that torment her and yet give her a terrible power.

The story of a reformed heroin addict who escapes prison in Australia and travels to India to try to begin a new life. There's a problem loading this menu right now. I have visited India many times and related to the chaos and sheer vitality of the place. 26-06-14, Language: Anyone who walks away from Shantaram untouched is either heartless or dead or both.

The poor are all noble and happy and forever smiling through their sufferings. “Shantaram is dazzling. You can listen to Shantaram for free with any of these free trials. Then, in case anyone thought he was slacking, he acted in Bollywood and fought with the Mujahedeen in Afghanistan... Amazingly, Roberts wrote Shantaram three times after prison guards trashed the first two versions. You may view or remove these audiobooks on the shopping cart page.

It is beautifully written, a masterclass in EQ in terms of self understanding and language. Forgiveness is a beacon in the blackness.” ―Dayton Daily News “ Shantaram is loads of colorful fun, [it] rises to something grand in its evocations of the pungent chaos of Bombay. Reviewed in the United States on December 10, 2017.

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The narration is definitely one of the best I’ve heard. A novel of high adventure, great storytelling and moral purpose, based on an extraordinary true story of eight years in the Bombay underworld.

Nullam malesuada egestas tincidunt. Based on the life of the author, it is by any measure the debut of an extraordinary voice in literature. His story is irresistible.”, " A gorgeous story beautifully read - painted pictures with words ", " This is, without question, the most beautiful story I have ever read (heard)!

His Indian nickname. By completing your purchase, you agree to Audible’s Conditions of Use. Shantaram - Shantaram audiobook, by Gregory David Roberts... "It took me a long time and most of the world to learn what I know about love and fate and the choices we make, but the heart of it came to me in an instant, while I was chained to a wall and being tortured. The book weaves the tumultuous rich life of Mumbai in a level of detail that had me rapidly turning pages. Really! Anyone who loves to read has been looking for this book all their reading life.

Humphrey Bower is an amazing narrator. Everyone he meets admires him!


Some may even possess genius.”, Ayelet Waldman, New York Times bestselling author, “Few stand out quite like Shantaram…nothing if not entertaining. So begins this epic, mesmerizing first novel by Gregory David Roberts, set in the underworld of contemporary Bombay.

Duis ut nisl in mi eleifend faucibus egestas aliquet arcu. It has been a fantastic experience! It is satisfying.

Apparently he tried to write this book three times and even spent time in an Indian prison, all the while being subjected to severe beatings by his captors. It has such rich descriptions and characters that you feel you're there every step of the way. Furthermore, I was warned in those reviews that the book was not going to get better.

Sold and delivered by Audible, an Amazon company. I have enjoyed every single moment of the book. Whilst influenced by real events Shantaram is a novel, not an autobiography.

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