One of the best Novel's I've ever read. Shantaram is an epic novel set in the underworld of India. It tells the story of escaped convict with a false passport who flees maximum security prison in Australia for the streets Bombay where he can disappear.
On a May afternoon in an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean. Struggling to a life raft on the ocean surface is the plane's bombardier, Louis Zamperini. Now begins one of the most extraordinary odysseys of the Second World War.