ceeceedub, July 24, 2009
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This is an amazingly fascinating story that encompasses intricately detailed descriptions of one man's experience in the streets, slums, and criminal element in India, including the ambiance of a variety of environments, the diversity of its inhabitants, and the cultural and emotional lives of the book's characters. This review is based on the unabridged audio book and the narrator, Humphrey Bower, is an amazing actor. He captures each character with authenticity. This book is not for the faint of heart as it is very graphic and explicit. It opened up my mind and eyes, is highly entertaining, and I whole heartedly recommend this book.