Balram, an Indian chauffeur, writes a letter over the course of seven days to a Chinese minister who is searching information about entrepreneurs. So Balram sends him the story of how he became a driver in the first place for a rich Indian from America. Balram got his own break when he murdered his master, stole a large sum of money, and finally started his own taxi business in Bangalore.
Quick vote: This book was lyric and beautiful, an Indian Crime and Punishment. We highly recommend it!