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By James Scudamore

Europa Editions, Paperback, 9781933372730, 304pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2010

Born in a So Paulo shantytown, Ludo is rescued and raised by a plutocrat and finds himself entrenched in the gated, guarded community of the super-rich. By turns darkly humorous and poignant, Scudamore's Booker Prize-nominated novel is a highly original take on the rags-to-riches story.