Tash Aw

NWPR Books
1:54 pm
Fri July 5, 2013

'Five Star Billionaire' Shows The Human Cost Of Progress


Originally published on Tue July 9, 2013 9:37 am

The plot of Five Star Billionaire, with its multiple protagonists, may seem deceptively familiar: a neglected boy claws his way from rags to riches; a country girl tries to make her way in the city; a city girl tries to prove her worth in a man's world of business; a rock star falls victim to the fame machine; and a rich man tumbles from grace.

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