The Guide

The Guide: A Novel

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Classics & Modern Classics
Paperback Published on: 02/11/2006
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Synopsis

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
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