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Q & A

By: Swarup, Vikas

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055277250X / 9780552772501
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20 cm 382 p.
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Reprint. Originally published: London: Doubleday, 2005.
How a penniless waiter from Mumbai became the biggest quiz-show winner in history - warm-hearted comic storytelling by a debut author

Eighteen-year-old Ram Mohammad Thomas is in prison after answering twelve questions correctly on a TV quiz show to win one billion rupees.

The producers have arrested him, convinced that he has cheated his way to victory.

Twelve extraordinary events in street-kid Ram's life - how he was found in a dustbin by a priest; came to have three names; fooled a professional hitman; even fell in love - give him the crucial answers.

In his warm-hearted tale lies all the comedy, tragedy, joy and pathos of modern India.


FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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