The Guide

The Guide: A Novel

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Classics & Modern Classics
Paperback Published on: 02/11/2006
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Raju's first stop after his release from prison is the barber's shop Then he decides to take refuge in an abandoned temple. Raju used to be India's most corrupt tourist guide - but now a peasant mistakes him for a holy man. Gradually, almost grudgingly, he begins to play the part. He succeeds so well that God himself intervenes to put Raju's new holiness to the test.

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780143039648
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Weight: 180g
  • Dimensions: 194 x 128 x 18 mm

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The Guide
Accidental delight.
I was browsing along the bookshelf at home when I noticed this book. I took it off the shelf, started reading and could not put it down. I read slowly so I... READ MORE