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Mohsin Hamid on 'How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia'

25 March 2013 Last updated at 19:52 GMT

Author Mohsin Hamid is best known for his book 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist' about the impact of the September 11th attacks. That book has just been made into a film.

His new novel 'How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia' is about a young man working his way out of poverty.

Mohsin Hamid spoke to Mishal Husain on BBC World News.