Book Review: ‘The Turn of the Tortoise’ by TN Ninan
The story of India and its growth is one of hits and misses, according to this lucidly written book
India’s economy usually attracts metaphors involving animals. So it has been variously called a slumbering elephant, caged tiger, sleeping dragon. The lion is the mascot of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Make in India programme. Now journalist T.N. Ninan introduces a reptile as a metaphor: the tortoise.