Run and hide

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Arun knows there is only way out of this small railway town. He is about to enrol in the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, determined to make something of himself. But once there, he meets two friends who are prepared to go to unimaginable lengths to succeed. In just a few years, Arun’s friends become the success stories of their generation. In private planes and expensive cars, from New York to Tuscany, they play out their Gatsby-style fantasies. In reality, these men are about to pay for their transgressions, but who exactly will pay the price? Will it be Arun? Will it be Alia, a female writer and influencer, who is piecing together the story of a big global financial scandal? ‘Run and Hide’ is a novel about a group of friends in an age of upheaval and breakdown; it is a story for our times.

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FROM THE AWARD WINNING AUTHOR OF AGE OF ANGER COMES A GATSBY-ESQUE TALE OF WEALTH AND AMBITION

‘A book that demands to be read’ MOHSIN HAMID

‘Terrific . . . deeply satisfying to read’ KAMILA SHAMSIE

Arun and his two classmates, Aseem and Virendra, are the success stories of their generation. As graduates of the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, they have smashed social barriers and played-out Gatsby-style fantasies across the globe.

Run and Hide is a lyrical and piercing story of morality, materialism and upheaval in an every-changing world.

‘Sharp, provocative and engaging . . . Run and Hide might be the most zeitgeisty novel you could read’ SPECTATOR

‘One of the finest, bravest writers we have’ JUNOT DIAZ

‘It’ll entertain the hell out of you’ MOHAMMED HANIF

‘A novel of loss and moral collapse worthy of Henry James’ JOSHUA FERRIS

Additional information

Weight0.24 kg
Dimensions19.4 × 13 × 2.6 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

326

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K