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10 copies of Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts available for swapping (see below). Click the 'Swap with this member' link to swap. 

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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

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User: morro3  User Rating: 5 (Rated by 58 users)  Super Swapper! Super Swapper!  Last logged-in: 24/11/2014

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


User: lulilaluli  User Rating: 5 (Rated by 8 users)  Last logged-in: 22/10/2014

Date added: 01/08/2013  Edition: St. Martin's Griffin 2005

User Description: small stain on side

Book Condition: Excellent  Book Damage: Other stains


User: laurag  User Rating: 5 (Rated by 4 users)  Last logged-in: 15/01/2013

Date added: 21/10/2012  Edition: Hachette Digital 2012

No description

Book Condition: Like New  Book Damage: None


User: zoelegge  User Rating: 0  Last logged-in: 18/03/2013

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


User: india1  User Rating: 5 (Rated by 21 users)  Last logged-in: 24/11/2014

Date added: 14/03/2012  Edition: Abacus 2005

No description

Book Condition: Excellent  Book Damage: Slightly creased spine


User: smoochie429  User Rating: 0  Last logged-in: 29/09/2011

Date added: 09/09/2011  Edition: Abacus 2005

No description

Book Condition: Like New  Book Damage: None


User: jadeshakti  User Rating: 5 (Rated by 8 users)  Last logged-in: 11/11/2014

Date added: 31/08/2011  Edition: Abacus 2005

User Description: Creased spine, top right & bottom right hand corners of front page slightly creased

Book Condition: Good  Book Damage: Other damage


User: swami  User Rating: 0  Last logged-in: 19/08/2011

Date added: 30/07/2011  Edition: <unknown> (Why is this unknown?)

No description

Book Condition: Acceptable  Book Damage: Heavily creased cover


User: jenniferious  User Rating: 0  Last logged-in: 12/02/2011

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


User: poetaster  User Rating: 5 (Rated by 3 users)  Last logged-in: 11/09/2009

Date added: 07/08/2009  Edition: Abacus 2005

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Book Condition: Excellent  Book Damage: None


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