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Five Star Billionaire by Tash Aw - Paperback - 2013 - from The Penang Bookshelf and

Five Star Billionaire

by Tash Aw

Condition: As New

London: Fourth Estate, 2013. Paperback. As New. A well received novel charting the lives of five newcomers to contemporary Shanghai. All five, initially unknown to each other, are lured by the promise of riches and a new life and find their lives converging in unpredictable ways. The book was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013. 437 pages. Weight: 0.5kg. Post free within Malaysia

Tash Aw was born in Taipei, in the Republic of China, and brought up in Malaysia. He moved to England to attend university and now lives in London. He is the author of The Harmony Silk Factory, which was the winner of the Whitbread Award for First Novel and the Commonwealth Book Prize for best first novel and was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and Map of the Invisible World. His other awards include the inaugural M Literary fellowship in Shanghai and an O. Henry Award.


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