9 copies of Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts available for swapping (see below). Click the 'Swap with this member' link to swap.
Crime and punishment, passion and loyalty, betrayal and redemption are only a few of the ingredients in Shantaram, a massive, over-the-top, mostly autobiographical novel. Shantaram is the name given Mr. Lindsay, or Linbaba, the larger-than-life hero. It means "man of God's peace," which is what the Indian people know of Lin. What they do not know is that prior to his arrival in Bombay he escaped from an Australian prison where he had begun serving a 19-year sentence. He served two years and leaped over the wall. He was imprisoned for a string of armed robberies peformed to support his heroin addiction, which started when his marriage fell apart and he lost custody of his daughter. All of that is enough for several lifetimes, but for Greg Roberts, that's only the beginning. He arrives in Bombay with little money, an assumed name, false papers, an untellable past, and no plans for the future. Fortunately, he meets Prabaker right away, a sweet, smiling man who is a street guide. He ... read more
User Rating: (Rated by 58 users) Super Swapper! Last logged-in: 09/12/2014
Date added: 06/08/2014 Edition: Abacus 2012
User Description: A few pages are slightly damaged (folded, cut on the edge), the cover is curled and peeling from slight water damage however, they don't interfere with the text.
Book Condition: Acceptable Book Damage: Other damage
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Date added: 01/08/2013 Edition: St. Martin's Griffin 2005
User Description: small stain on side
Book Condition: Excellent Book Damage: Other stains
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Date added: 21/10/2012 Edition: Hachette Digital 2012
Book Condition: Like New Book Damage: None
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Date added: 26/09/2012 Edition: Hachette Digital 2012
User Description: Outer cover corners a little curled but still in good condition, never been read.
Book Condition: Good Book Damage: Other damage
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Date added: 09/09/2011 Edition: Abacus 2005
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Date added: 31/08/2011 Edition: Abacus 2005
User Description: Creased spine, top right & bottom right hand corners of front page slightly creased
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Date added: 30/07/2011 Edition: <unknown> (Why is this unknown?)
Book Condition: Acceptable Book Damage: Heavily creased cover
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Date added: 22/06/2010 Edition: Abacus 2005
User Description: Slight marks on the outer edges of some pages, but don't extend onto the text.
Book Condition: Good Book Damage: Other marks
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Date added: 07/08/2009 Edition: Abacus 2005
Book Condition: Excellent Book Damage: None
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