Q & A
By (author) Vikas Swarup
Q & A by Vikas Swarup
Book DescriptionThe book behind the multi-Oscar-winning film, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE, directed by Danny Boyle Former tiffinboy Ram Mohammad Thomas has just got twelve questions correct on a TV quiz-show to win a cool one billion rupees. But he is brutally slung in prison on suspicion of cheating. Because how can a kid from the slums know who Shakespeare was, unless he is cheating. In the order of the questions on the show, Ram tells us which amazing adventures in his street-kid life gave him the answers. From orphanages to brothels, gangsters to beggar-masters, and into the homes of Bollywood's rich and famous, Ram's story is brimming with the chaotic comedy, heart-stopping tragedy and tear-inducing joyousness of modern India.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780552775359
(198mm x 127mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Black Swan
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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In this spectacular debut novel, newcomer Vikas Swarup delivers the exhilarating story of an impoverished semi-literate Indian waiter who stuns the world by correctly answering all 12 questions on the game show, "Who Will Win a Billion."
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Author Biography - Vikas Swarup
Vikas Swarup is a member of the Indian Foreign Service and Q&A is his first novel. An international sensation, it has been translated into over forty languages, and was recently made into the multiple Oscar-winning film SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE. His new novel Six Suspects is also available as a Black Swan paperback.
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