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9780385608138

Q and A

Q and A

by Vikas Swarup

Publisher Doubleday

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  • Hardcover


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About the book

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 pulling a fast one. 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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About the Author

Vikas Swarup

Vikas Swarup's first book, Q&A, was published in 2005 and won several awards including the Boeke Prize of South Africa and the Prix Grand Public at the 2007 Paris Book Fair. It was filmed as the multiple-Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire by Danny Boyle. His second book Six Suspects has been converted into a nine-part web series directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia which premiered on Disney+Hotstar and Hulu on the 4th of February, 2022 and has become the most watched Hotstar Special ever. His most recent novel, The Accidental Apprentice, is also being adapted for the screen.

Vikas’ works have been translated into more than 45 international languages. He has participated in numerous literary festivals in India and around the world and given talks at several top companies, institutions and forums ranging from Google to IIM Kolkata to the Seoul Digital Forum.

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  • Book Condition & Notes

    Near-fine first edition, with slight bruising to spine and slight lean. In a very good unclipped dust jacket with bruising to edges, slight tear to top of spine, wrinkling at top back corner, and some slight discoloration to white jacket.

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