One of Doughty's six best books, as shared at the Daily Express:
THE WHITE TIGER by Aravind AdigaRead about the other books on the list.
The winner when I was a judge on the Man Booker Prize in 2008.
It’s about a servant in India and his rather amoral desire to rise in life. There’s a brilliant scene where he has to wash his master’s feet and it gets over how disgusting it is.
The White Tiger is on Amy Wilkinson's list of seven top books with "white" in the title, Julia Stuart's list of five of the best stories about domestic servants, Stephen Kelman's top ten list of outsiders' stories, and is one of The Freakonomics guys' six best books.
The Page 69 Test: Aravind Adiga's The White Tiger.