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Book review: Mohsin Hamid’s ‘How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia’

9781594487293B.JPG You have written your insightful and entertaining third novel, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, in the second person — a daring gambit that seldom works. (Jay McInerney’s Bright Lights, Big City is a notable exception.) You’re familiar with such risks. You used the device in passages of your 2000 debut, Moth Smoke, and then successfully experimented with a book-length first-person monologue for your acclaimed 2007 novel, The Reluctant Fundamentalist. Check out the rest of my B+ review on


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