Slumdog Millionaire

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Slumdog Millionaire

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When Ram Mohammed Thomas, an uneducated orphan from Asia’slargest slum, answers 12 questions to win a billion rupees on an Indian TV quizshow, he startles everyone—even himself. Framed for cheating by the show’sunscrupulous producers, Ram must defend himself in the course of spinning outthe tale of his extraordinary life.

Darkly comic and charming, Q & A is a fable of life’sdilemmas, an enthralling picture of fortune, misfortune and humanity in all itsguises. Vikas Swarup’s first novel is an international phenomenon, translatedinto 21 languages and acclaimed around the world, with film rights optioned byBritain’s FilmFour Productions and a musical in the works.

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The inspiration for the film Slumdog Millionaire, from Fox Searchlight Pictures, directed by Danny Boyle.

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Vikas Swarup is the author of Slumdog Millionaire (previously published as Q&A and translated into 35 languages). He is a member of the Indian Foreign Service and is currently posted in Pretoria as India’s Deputy High Commissioner. Slumdog Millionaire was made into an acclaimed feature film that won 8 Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay.

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