Slumdog Millionaire by Vikas Swarup audiobook

Slumdog Millionaire: Originally published as Q & A

By Vikas Swarup
Read by Christopher Simpson

Blackstone Publishing 9780743267489
10.75 Hours Unabridged
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Former tiffin boy Ram Mohammad Thomas has correctly answered twelve questions on a television quiz show to win a cool one billion rupees. But he is brutally slung in prison on suspicion of cheating—for how else could a poor, uneducated orphan know so much: the name of the smallest planet, global capitals, and diplomatic policy? 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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Summary

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Former tiffin boy Ram Mohammad Thomas has correctly answered twelve questions on a television quiz show to win a cool one billion rupees. But he is brutally slung in prison on suspicion of cheating—for how else could a poor, uneducated orphan know so much: the name of the smallest planet, global capitals, and diplomatic policy? 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.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Swarup is an accomplished storyteller, and Q & A has all the immediacy and impact of an oral account.” Daily Mail (London)
“A rollicking read as well as being a polished, varnished, finished work of impressive craftsmanship.” Hindustan Times (New Dehli)
“An inspired idea…A broad and sympathetic humanity underpins the whole book.” Sunday Telegraph (London)
“A rare, seemingly effortless brew of humor, drama, romance, and social realism…[Swarup] has achieved a triumph with this thrilling, endearing work which gets into the heart and soul of modern India.” New Zealand Herald (Auckland)
“A very clever story told very cleverly and at a relentless pace.” Sydney Morning Herald
“Vikas Swarup weaves a delightful yarn…Q & A is sweet, sorrowful, and funny…Enchanting.” Sunday Tribune (Chandigarh, India)
“Ram’s funny and poignant odyssey explores the causes of good and evil and illustrates how, with a little luck, the best man sometimes wins.” Booklist

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 10.75
Audience: Adult
Language: English