Shantaram: A Novel - Chapters 1-2 Summary & Analysis

Gregory David Roberts
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Chapters 1-2 Summary

Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts is a lengthly book, but very interesting reading. The opening of the book lets the reader know that he/she will be thinking about many philosophical issues during the book. It begins: "It took me a long time and most of the world to learn what I know about love and fate and the choices we make, but the heart of it came to me in an instant, while I was chained to a wall and being tortured. I realised, somehow, through the screaming in my mind, that even in that shackled bloody helplessness, I was still free: free to hate the men who were torturing me, or to forgive them. It doesn't sound like much, I know. But in the flinch and bite of the chain, when it's all you've got, that freedom is a...

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