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Title: Q & A
By: Vikas Swarup
Format: Paperback

List price: £7.99


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ISBN 10: 0552775355
ISBN 13: 9780552775359
Publisher: TRANSWORLD PUBLISHERS LTD
Pub. date: 1 December, 2008
Pages: 400
Description: Former tiffinboy Ram Mohammad Thomas has 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. In the order of the questions on the show, this title tells us which amazing adventures in his street-kid life gave him the answers.
Synopsis: The 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.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Black Swan
Prizes: Winner of Heathrow Travel Product Award: Travel Read, Fiction 2009
Returns: Returnable
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