Name Author: Aravind Adiga
Title of book + Eplanation: the title of the book is: The White Tiger. I Think The athor named it
because the main character is a boy and he’s called ‘the White Tiger’.
Year of publication: 2008
Number of points: 2
Number of pages: 321
Theme + Explanation: crime, in the book there are some crimes committed. So that’s why the
White Tiger is a crime novel.
1. Balram and Mr. Ashok
2. Mr. Ashok is the boss of Balram when he works in Delhi.
3. In the modern day of India (Delhi) Balram became taxi driver in Delhi and taxis are of this
4. The protagonist is: Balram Halwai
The antagonists are: all the enemies of Balram( his grandma, Ashok’s Family and his fellow
5. When Balram killed Mr. Ashok
1. The white Tiger is a Book about a boy. The Boy is Balram Halwai. Balram is the son of a
rickshaw driver in a poor part of India. He learns to read and write at school, until he is
removed from school to work in a teahouse. He’s ambitious. He’s eavesdropping on the
guests in the teahouse during his work. He finds out that a job as a driver makes a lot more
money then he makes in the teahouse. He learns to drive and go to the streets to offer
himself as a driver for rich people. Eventually he got employed by Mr. Ashok, a wealthy
Indian. The story is in the form of a letter, in the end it turns out to be a confession,
addressed to Mr Jiabao(the prime minister of China). The entire life of Balram Hawai is
described in the letter. He feels locked up. As a driver he listens to his boss and what the boss
says while driving, he has enough information to eventually escape: he will have to kill his
boss. He sees his chance when a large bag of money has to be transported. he pretends that
something is wrong with the car. He stops the car at the side of the road. He asks his boss to
step out, when his boss stepped out of the car he is ready with a weapon. He kills his boss
and escapes. After he escaped, he started his own company. It was his dream to start his
3.Would you like some paan, Balram?
My own words: would you like some food, Balram?
I saw him inside the glass booth.
My own words: I saw him inside the glass cabin.
One day he burst into my room and put a big plastic bucket down on the floor with a thud.