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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 The Mountain Shadow
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'Gregory David Roberts' epic novel, Shantaram, introduced millions of readers to a cast of unforgettable characters in the hidden heart of Bombay through Lin, an Australian fugitive, working as a passport forger for a branch of the Bombay mafia. In The Mountain Shadow, the long awaited sequel, Lin must find his way in a Bombay run by a different generation of mafia dons, playing by a different set of rules.

It has been two years since the events in Shantaram, and since Lin lost two people he had come to love: his father figure, Khaderbhai, and his soul mate, Karla, married to a handsome Indian media tycoon. Lin returns from a smuggling trip to a city that seems to have changed too much, too soon. Many of his old friends are long gone, the new mafia leadership has become entangled in increasingly violent and dangerous intrigues, and a fabled holy man challenges everything that Lin thought he'd learned about love and life. But Lin can't leave the Island City: Karla, and a fatal promise, won't let him go.

A love story of hope, humour, and the philosophical quest for the wisdom of our common humanity, The Mountain Shadow is a sublime, all-consuming novel of our extraordinary human struggle for love and faith.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Dedication: for the Goddess

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Grove Press ,
      2016 .
      image of person or book cover 3466681956880793564.jpg
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      Extent: 873p.
      Note/s:
      • Published September 13, 2016
      ISBN: 9780802125552
Alternative title: L'ombra della montagna
Language: Italian
    • Vicenza, Veneto,
      c
      Italy,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Neri Pozza ,
      2015 .
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      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 1085p.p.
      ISBN: 9788854506817, 8854506818

Works about this Work

The Magic of an Original Disappears into the Dark Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 30-31 January 2016; (p. 29) The Age , 30-31 January 2016; (p. 29)

— Review of The Mountain Shadow Gregory David Roberts , 2015 single work novel
Lin in Bombay Brigid Magner , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , January-February no. 378 2016; (p. 28)

— Review of The Mountain Shadow Gregory David Roberts , 2015 single work novel
Lin in Bombay Brigid Magner , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , January-February no. 378 2016; (p. 28)

— Review of The Mountain Shadow Gregory David Roberts , 2015 single work novel
The Magic of an Original Disappears into the Dark Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 30-31 January 2016; (p. 29) The Age , 30-31 January 2016; (p. 29)

— Review of The Mountain Shadow Gregory David Roberts , 2015 single work novel
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