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by Vikas Swarup, Christopher Simpson
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Birdish Book Blog
Birdish Book Blog rated it 6 years ago
[Originally posted on Tumblr on 16. January 2013] I finished reading ‘Q and A' by Vikas Swarup today. I really enjoyed reading this while at the same time wondering about how over the top the bad things are that happen to the characters. I don’t know much about India so it’s not my place to assume...
Claudia The Conquerer
Claudia The Conquerer rated it 6 years ago
After reading a few other reviews, I agree that the novel is highly melodramatic. I haven't been to India, but I do understand the depravity of the slums and the caste system. And while Swarup really made an effort to make the reader understand what this part of India is like, I found it melodramati...
Just Another Reader
Just Another Reader rated it 7 years ago
I really liked the movie "Slumdog Millionaire" as did many other people. The book was good but not great, and I enjoyed the movie was adapted from the book much more.
Syahira's Literary Obsession
Syahira's Literary Obsession rated it 7 years ago
Retitling Q&A to Slumdog Millionaire is one of the clever marketing way that the publisher had done to the book. As much as I love watching the movie, the book itself is largely a disappointment that thankfully the movie does improve in some ways.However, one of the thing that both versions at fault...
The Girl who Loved to Read
The Girl who Loved to Read rated it 7 years ago
4½ stars from me! I was quite surprised at how much I liked this book!Usually, when books are too popular, I tend to expect them to be overrated and hold off reading them. I had to read this book for a challenge and I'm really glad I did :)The stories that make up Ram's life are wonderfully told and...
Dreamworld rated it 8 years ago
I love the way how the author wrote this story. Simple and straight to the point. Also the dry humor/sarcasm too. You can either love or hate it.
ibrahemz rated it 8 years ago
ezuk rated it 8 years ago
A very entertaining read. Some of the coincidences are stretched a bit too thin for my taste -- I had trouble suspending disbelief. But it's an interesting look into India and the incredible gaps between rich and poor there.The plot is pretty different from the movie.
nitanpatel rated it 8 years ago
One of the few times the MOVIE was better
donnajones rated it 9 years ago
An inspirational read.
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