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Vikas Swarup

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  • Slumdog Millionaire | Vikas Swarup

    Slumdog Millionaire

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By Vikas Swarup
    • Narrated By Christopher Simpson
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    Vikas Swarup's spectacular debut novel, the inspiration for the award-winning film, opens in a jail cell in Mumbai, where Ram Mohammad Thomas is being held after correctly answering all 12 questions on India's biggest quiz show, Who Will Win a Billion? It is hard to believe that a poor orphan who has never gone to school could win such a contest. But through a series of exhilarating tales, Ram explains to his lawyer how episodes in his life gave him the answer to each question.

    J. Wigfall says: "Powerful"
  • Q & A (filmed as Slumdog Millionaire) | Vikas Swarup

    Q & A (filmed as Slumdog Millionaire)

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Vikas Swarup
    • Narrated By Christopher Simpson
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    Story
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    Adapted For The Film Slumdog Millionaire. Eighteen-year-old Ram Mohammad Thomas has been arrested after answering twelve questions correctly on a TV quiz show to win one billion rupees. The producers have accused him of cheating his way to victory. Twelve extraordinary events in street-kid Ram's life - how he was adopted as a foundling orphan by a priest; came to have three names; fooled a professional hit man; even fell in love - give him the crucial answers.

    Bryan says: "Cry and laugh"
  • Slumdog Millionaire (a.k.a. Q&A) | Vikas Swarup

    Slumdog Millionaire (a.k.a. Q&A)

    • ABRIDGED (6 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Vikas Swarup
    • Narrated By Kerry Shale
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    A small prison cell in India holds an 18-year-old penniless waiter from a Mumbai slum. But Ram Mohammad Thomas isn't a criminal. He is under arrest for correctly answering 12 tricky trivia questions on the show Who Will Win a Billion? Reluctant to part with the jackpot of one billion rupees, the show directors bribe the police to arrest Ram, accusing him of cheating.

    Ella says: "Highly Recommended"
  • Slumdog Millionaire | Vikas Swarup

    Slumdog Millionaire

    • ABRIDGED (6 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Vikas Swarup
    • Narrated By Kati Nicholl, Kerry Shale
    Overall
    (32)
    Performance
    (7)
    Story
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    Now an award winning film, 'Slumdog Millionaire' is based on Vikas Swarup's bestseller 'Q and A', which only took Swarup two months to write!

    Allan says: "Q & A review"
  • The Accidental Apprentice: A Novel | Vikas Swarup

    The Accidental Apprentice: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Vikas Swarup
    • Narrated By Sneha Mathan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Sapna Sinha, an ordinary salesgirl in an electronics store in downtown Delhi, is approached by Vinay Mohan Acharya, a billionaire industrialist and one of India's richest men. He offers to make her CEO of his company. There is only one catch - she must pass seven tests from the "textbook of life". Thus begins the most challenging journey Sapna has ever undertaken - one that will test her character, her courage, and her capabilities. Along the way she encounters a host of memorable personalities, from a vain Bollywood superstar to a kleptomaniac Gandhian.

    Cariola says: "Good--But Not as Good as Q & A"
  • Six Suspects | Vikas Swarup

    Six Suspects

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Vikas Swarup
    • Narrated By Lyndam Gregory
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Story
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    Seven years ago, Vivek Rai murdered Ruby Gill in a restaurant in New Delhi because she refused to serve him a drink. Now Vivek Rai is dead, killed at a party he had thrown to celebrate his acquittal. Six of the guests are discovered with guns in their possession and are taken in for questioning. Who are these six, and what were they doing that night?

    Janet says: "Fresh and engaging, but ya gotta be in the mood"
  • Q & A (filmed as Slumdog Millionaire) | Ayeesha Menon,Vikas Swarup

    Q & A (filmed as Slumdog Millionaire)

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Ayeesha Menon, Vikas Swarup
    • Narrated By uncredited
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    When Ram Mohammad Thomas, an orphaned, uneducated street kid from Mumbai, wins a billion rupees on a live TV quiz show, he finds himself beaten up and thrown in jail by the programme's producers. During his interrogation he explains, through a series of flashbacks, how he knew the answers to all the show's questions. What he describes about his life is jaw-dropping: "You learn a lot about the world by living in it." he says.

  • Six Suspects | Vikas Swarup

    Six Suspects

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Vikas Swarup
    • Narrated By Lyndam Gregory
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    Vicky Rai, the son of a high-profile minister, has been shot dead by one of the guests at his own party. They are a glitzy bunch, but among them the police find six strange, displaced characters with a gun in their possession, each of them steaming with a secret motive. India's wiliest investigative journalist, Arun Advani, makes it his mission to nail the murderer. In doing so, the amazing, tender and touching lives of six eccentric characters unravel before our eyes.

    A User says: "Is unputdownable a word?"
  • Die wundersame Beförderung | Vikas Swarup

    Die wundersame Beförderung

    • ABRIDGED (7 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Vikas Swarup
    • Narrated By Nicole Engeln
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    Sappna, die als Verkäuferin in einem Elektroladen arbeitet, kann nicht glauben, was ihr der Fremde im Tempel anbietet: Sie soll die Leitung seines millionenschweren Imperiums übernehmen, allerdings muss sie sich vorher sieben Prüfungen unterziehen. Sappna lehnt entrüstet ab, doch dann zwingen sie die Umstände dazu, auf dieses seltsame Angebot einzugehen.

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