Gregory David Roberts
"It took me a long time and most of the world to learn what I know about love and fate and the choices we make, but the heart of it came to me in an instant, while I was chained to a wall and being tortured."So begins this epic, mesmerizing first novel by Gregory David Roberts, set in the underworld of contemporary Bombay. Shantaram is narrated by ...
Apr 20, 2013@kobebryant read shantaram-great mysterious read of another culture-it will keep you occupied until game time. Patience is a virtue – source
Jan 02, 2020Once in a while, a book comes along that I have to recommend to everyone I meet. "Shantaram" by Gregory David Roberts is one of those books. Who wants to read it (again) with me this January? Shop now: #NatesReads – source
One of the most beautiful novels I ever read by Gregory David Roberts, is one I've gotten to know very well, just an ecstatically beautiful book. – source
Jan 12, 2020Outstanding book. Talk about immersive. Few other epic fiction books that left me wowed: -thousand autumn’s of Jacob de Zoet by Mitchell -cloud atlas by Mitchell -a fraction of the whole by Toltz – source
You get an incredibly vivid, immersive, deep, and in some ways uplifting view of India and the underworld in India, into that part of Asia. – source