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In 'White Tiger,' A Dickensian Rags-To-Riches Story Turns Psychological Thriller

In 'White Tiger,' A Dickensian Rags-To-Riches Story Turns Psychological Thriller

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The year 2008 saw the publication of Aravind Adiga's novel The White Tiger and the release of the film Slumdog Millionaire, two stories about young men escaping poverty and defying the odds against the backdrop of a rapidly globalizing India. But Adiga's novel was a far more cynical and morally …

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