Chronicles the relationship between Animal, an extraordinary street boy forced to go about on all fours after his back is twisted beyond repair during the devastating chemical plant accident in Bhopal, India, and Elli Barber, the young American doctor who has come to the area to open a free clinic for the suffering inhabitants of the region. 40,000… [more]
This novel was shortlisted for the 2007 Man Booker Prize. I started reading it, but there was too much harsh cursing in it for me. Others I know loved it, and the premise is quite compelling, I just couldn’t get through it.
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