About the Book : - Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2008 Meet Balram Halwai the white tiger: servant philosopher entrepreneur murderer Born in a village in the dark heart of India the son of a rickshaw puller Balram is taken out of school and put to work in a teashop. As he crushes coal and wipes tables he nurses a dream of escape. His big chance comes when a rich landlord hires him as a chauffeur for his son daughter-in-law and their two Pomeranian dogs. From behind the wheels of a Honda Balram sees Delhi and begins to see how the Tiger might escape his cage. For surely any successful man must spill a little blood on his way to the top The White Tiger is a tale of two Indias. Balrams journey from the darkness of village life to the light of entrepreneurial success is utterly amoral brilliantly irreverent deeply endearing and altogether unforgettable.