Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 5 February 2009. Please try your request again later. It wwas a very very good read. What works in its defense is that Slumdog Millionaire is a fast-paced read, and right from the protagonist’s three names is absolutely cinematic in scope. Prime members enjoy fast & free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video and many more exclusive benefits. Former tiffinboy Ram Mohammad Thomas has just got twelve questions correct on a TV quiz-show to win a cool one billion rupees. Swarup weaves all 12 somewhat implausible strands into one believable though intricate whole. There is enough foul language, sex, murder, battle and sudden death to keep a dozen novels going.
This is not a book for the squeamish. I found the book excellent,the link in of the stories into the quiz questions I thought was very clever, and certainly the ending of the novel was worthy of any whodunit .The story was easy to follow, and did answer a relevant social question that applies in Mumbai and London, the vast gap between rich and poor, and the belief and the reality that the rich will be treated differently than the poor, which is the case. BUY ANY 3 BOOKS & GET 20% OFF, ANY 5 BOOKS & GET 30% OFF ! The producers have arrested him, convinced that he has cheated his way to victory. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 14 April 2009. The Question and Answer section for Slumdog Millionaire is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel. This is not a book for the squeamish. Each chapter of Jamal's increasingly layered story reveals where he learned the answer to each of the game show's questions. He is brutally slung in a prison cell on suspicion of cheating. Sign up to get notified when this product is back in stock.
Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Q & A: Written by Vikas Swarup, 2006 Edition, (New edition) Publisher: Black Swan [Paperback], Macmillan Readers 2018 Slumdog Millionaire Pack, Time And Again: Time and Again: Book One (FANTASY MASTERWORKS), Rosy Is My Relative (Pan Heritage Classics), Save the World: There is No Planet B: Things You Can Do Right Now to Save Our Planet, "'This brilliant story, as colossal, vibrant and chaotic as India itself ... is not to be missed.'" Offered by ONLINEREADERSLTD. Only registered users can write reviews. Eighteen-year-old Ram Mohammed Thomas is in prison after answering twelve questions correctly on a TV quiz show to win one billion rupees. A diplomat by profession, Vikas Swarup shows a tremendous grasp of the underbelly of contemporary Indian life and takes sardonic, sometimes savage digs at the abuses that are rampant in 21st-century India.
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