Ashok’s beautiful, Americanized wife. Pinky is a demanding, critical and cruel mistress to Balram. She is unhappy in India and eager to return to the US, which puts a strain on her marriage to Ashok. After killing a young child in a hit- and-run accident, Pinky, because she is rich, is able to evade any legal complications and flies back to America and abruptly ends her marriage.
Pinky Madam Quotes in The White Tiger
The The White Tiger quotes below are all either spoken by Pinky Madam or refer to Pinky Madam. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Free Press edition of The White Tiger published in 2008.).
Pinky Madam Character Timeline in The White Tiger
The timeline below shows where the character Pinky Madam appears in The White Tiger. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 1: The First Night
Chapter 2: The Second Night
Chapter 3: The Fourth Morning
Chapter 4: The Fourth Night
...confusing network of roads and alleys where drivers are easily lost. In order to please Pinky Madam, who misses America, Ashok has rented an apartment in the modern, Americanized suburb of... (full context)
...“part of the family,” the Mongoose makes him sign a document stating that Balram, not Pinky Madam, was driving the car that hit the unidentified person. The Mongoose reveals that he... (full context)
Chapter 5: The Fifth Night
Chapter 6: The Sixth Morning
...the books, just to feel the “electricity” of knowledge they give off. He mulls over Pinky Madam’s parting gift to him of 4700 rupees, and concludes that this money represented just... (full context)