By Romain Puertolas, Sam Taylor
For readers of The 100-Year-Old guy Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared, a humorous, captivating, feel-good tale a few pretend fakir from India who arrives in France to buy at IKEA and unwittingly embarks on a eu journey like no other.
Meet Ajatashatru Oghash Rathod. at some point a fakir leaves his small village in India and lands in Paris. a qualified con artist, the fakir is on a pilgrimage to IKEA, the place he intends to procure an item he covets certainly others: a brand-new mattress of nails. with out enough euros within the wallet of his silk trousers, the fakir is the entire related convinced that his counterfeit 100-Euro word (printed on one part in simple terms) and his ordinary bag of tips will suffice. but if a swindled cab motive force seeks his murderous revenge, the fakir by chance embarks on a ecu journey, fatefully starting within the dresser of the enduring Swedish retailer.
As his trip progresses within the so much unpredictable of the way, the fakir unearths not going neighbors in even unlikelier locations. To his surprise--and to a Bollywood beat--the stirrings of affection good up within the middle of our turbaned hero, at the same time his adventures bring about profound and relocating questions of the perils of emigration and the common wish to search a greater existence in a frequently risky world.
The remarkable trip of the Fakir Who obtained Trapped in an IKEA Wardrobe [pause for breath] is a hilarious story that conjures up the manic power of a Marx Brothers romp and calls to brain the incisive social statement of Candide. Pull up your Poang chair and take an unforgettable journey of Europe propelled via laughter, love and redemption. (Meatballs now not incorporated, yet hugely recommended.)
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The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped in an IKEA Wardrobe: A novel by Romain Puertolas, Sam Taylor