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A page-turner of a novel set in the world of cricket in Mumbai Fourteen-year-old Manjunath Kumar knows that he is good at cricket – even if he’s not as good as his elder brother Radha. He knows that he fears and resents his cricket-obsessed father. But there are many things about himself and the world that he doesn’t know. When he meets Radha’s great rival – a boy as privileged and confident as Manju is not – everything in his world begins to change, and he is faced with decisions that will change his sense of self forever. ‘A compelling tale of cricket and corruption’ – The Guardian ‘An engrossing and nuanced coming-of-age-novel’ – Sunday Times ‘[Selection Day] goes back to an old theme, the pursuit of social mobility, this time through cricket’ – Mint ‘One of the best novels written about the game’ – The Hindu ‘[Adiga] is not merely a confident storyteller but also a thinker, a sceptic, a wily entertainer, a thorn in the side of orthodoxy and cant’ – New York Times ‘The most exciting novelist writing in English today’ – A. N. Wilson NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Fourth Estate India; 1st edition (25 December 2018)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 296 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9353026229
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-9353026226
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 500 g
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 20.3 x 25.4 x 4.7 cm
Country of Origin ‏ : ‎ India
Generic Name ‏ : ‎ BOOK