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George Orwell
Ein perfekter Freund: Roman
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How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia

How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia - Mohsin Hamid I really love this book. For many reasons.

First perhaps is because of the truly original choice of writing it in the second person, instead of the usual first or third. Somehow, I felt it really worked to get me more empathic with the main character.

Second is the strong link with Pakistan, a country I like very much. I really think that many of the - for me, pretty obvious - references to Pakistan and Karachi will be lost to readers unfamiliar with the country.

Finally, I relished the irony at the beginning of each chapters when discussing the concept of self-help books. Brilliant!

I'm very happy I picked up this book, rather accidentally, from my book store. It's a very entertaining read and gives beautiful insights in both the human psyche and the Pakistani environment.