Vikas Swarup

Vikas Swarup
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Vikas Swarup is the author of Slumdog Millionaire (previously published as Q & A), which was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best First Book (Eurasia), won the Boeke Prize (South Africa) and was made into a celebrated feature film that won eight Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay. He has been a member of the Indian Foreign Service for over thirty years and was recently appointed as High Commissioner of India to Canada. He is also the author of the novels Six Suspects and The Accidental Apprentice. His books have been translated into over forty languages.

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