How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia

by Mohsin Hamid

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How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia Synopsis

Mohsin Hamid's How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia is a bold new novel for the modern world. This book is a self-help book. Its objective, as it says on the cover, is to show you how to get filthy rich in rising Asia. And to do that it has to find you, huddled, shivering, on the packed earth under your mother's cot one cold, dewy morning. Your anguish is the anguish of a boy whose chocolate has been thrown away, whose remote controls are out of batteries, whose scooter is busted, whose new sneakers have been stolen. This is all the more remarkable since you've never in your life seen any of these things...

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How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia Press Reviews

Dazzling, addictive, tremendous. A writer at the height of his powers with a hell of a story to tell Guardian Beautifully conceived and exquisitely executed -  Sunday Times

 

The new voice of a changing continent. A writer at the top of his game Metro No story could be more of our time than this one. Conceptually brilliant and truly empathic -- Nell Freudenberger Metro

 

An ultra-intelligent and knowing account of life in the developing world. Simply brilliant  - Daily Mail

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ISBN: 9780241144671
Publication date: 06/02/2014
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241144671
Publication date: 6th February 2014
Author: Mohsin Hamid
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 240 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Literary Fiction,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Mohsin Hamid

Mohsin Hamid grew up in Lahore, attended Princeton University and Harvard Law School and worked for several years as a management consultant in New York. His first novel, Moth Smoke, was published in ten languages, won a Betty Trask Award, and was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award. His essays and journalism have appeared in Time, the New York Times and the Guardian, among others. Mohsin Hamid currently lives, works and writes in London.

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