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A Novel

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 ...
Publish Date
October 1
First Published in 2003
Goodreads rating
One of 70 must-read books.      source
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, 2020
Once 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
Outstanding 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
May 28, 2018
I loved Shantaram      source