Last Man in Tower

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Atlantic Books, 2011 - Apartment dwellers - 421 pages
Every building tells a story, but in the jungles of Mumbai, one building - and one man- stand on the borderline between India's past and its future. Ask any Bombaywallah about Vishram Society - Tower A of the Vishram Co-operative Housing Society - and you will be told that it has been pucca for some fifty years despite its location under the flight path and border of slums. But Bombay has changed in half a century - not least its name - and the world in which Tower A was first built is giving way to a new city...

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(Fiction, Literary, Indian) When a real estate developer offers to buy out the residents of Bombay Co-operative Housing Society Tower A, planning to use the site to build a luxury apartment complex ... Read full review

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You know, I can't remember [The White Tiger] all that well but I know I was a little disappointed by it. Not so [Last Man in Tower]. It might benefit simply by being a longer book (400+ pages), as ... Read full review

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Aravind Adiga was born in Madras in 1974. He studied at Columbia and Oxford Universities. A former India correspondent for

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