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The Accidental Apprentice by [Swarup, Vikas]

The Accidental Apprentice Kindle Edition

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""Slumdog Millionaire "author Swarup is a skilled storyteller who doesn't hesitate to take on some of the most troublesome issues of his native land--corruption, caste, color, tradition--as he also captures and celebrates its sights and sounds in this fast-moving mystery."--"Booklist

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"Swarup ("Six Suspects", 2009, etc.) intrigues and mystifies...A thought-provoking dissection of a modern India."--"Kirkus Reviews

""Swarup's voice has a magical quality--an essential kindness, a likeability . . . Like the Bollywood dance at the end of "Slumdog Millionaire, " it is oddly uplifting and joyful." --"The Sunday Times" (UK)

"Gets off to an exciting start and ends with a spectacular twist." --"Mail on Sunday" (UK)

"A complex, challenging, and deeply moving tale of following our dreams until they come true." --"Press Association" (UK)

"Swarup's prose is crisp. . . . A thrilling chase."--Paul Dunn, "The Times" (UK)


"Swarup (Six Suspects") puts a distinctively Indian spin on this thoroughly enjoyable crime novel with a scenario that will remind many of The Hunger Games.""--"Publishers Weekly "(starred review)
""Slumdog Millionaire "author Swarup is a skilled storyteller who doesn't hesitate to take on some of the most troublesome issues of his native land--corruption, caste, color, tradition--as he also captures and celebrates its sights and sounds in this fast-moving mystery."--"Booklist
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"Swarup ("Six Suspects," 2009, etc.) intrigues and mystifies...A thought-provoking dissection of a modern India."--"Kirkus Reviews
""Swarup's voice has a magical quality--an essential kindness, a likeability . . . Like the Bollywood dance at the end of "Slumdog Millionaire, " it is oddly uplifting and joyful." --"The Sunday Times" (UK)
"Gets off to an exciting start and ends with a spectacular twist." --"Mail on Sunday" (UK)
"A complex, challenging, and deeply moving tale of following our dreams until they come true." --"Press Association" (UK)
"Swarup's prose is crisp. . . . A thrilling chase."--Paul Dunn, "The Times" (UK)


Swarup ("Six Suspects") puts a distinctively Indian spin on this thoroughly enjoyable crime novel with a scenario that will remind many of "The Hunger Games." "Publishers Weekly (starred review)"

"Slumdog Millionaire "author Swarup is a skilled storyteller who doesn't hesitate to take on some of the most troublesome issues of his native land--corruption, caste, color, tradition--as he also captures and celebrates its sights and sounds in this fast-moving mystery. "Booklist"

Swarup ("Six Suspects," 2009, etc.) intrigues and mystifies A thought-provoking dissection of a modern India. "Kirkus Reviews"

Swarup's voice has a magical quality--an essential kindness, a likeability . . . Like the Bollywood dance at the end of "Slumdog Millionaire, " it is oddly uplifting and joyful. "The Sunday Times (UK)"

Gets off to an exciting start and ends with a spectacular twist. "Mail on Sunday (UK)"

A complex, challenging, and deeply moving tale of following our dreams until they come true. "Press Association (UK)"

Swarup's prose is crisp. . . . A thrilling chase. "Paul Dunn, The Times (UK)""

Swarup (Six Suspects) puts a distinctively Indian spin on this thoroughly enjoyable crime novel with a scenario that will remind many of The Hunger Games. Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Slumdog Millionaire author Swarup is a skilled storyteller who doesn't hesitate to take on some of the most troublesome issues of his native land--corruption, caste, color, tradition--as he also captures and celebrates its sights and sounds in this fast-moving mystery. Booklist

Swarup (Six Suspects, 2009, etc.) intrigues and mystifies A thought-provoking dissection of a modern India. Kirkus Reviews

Swarup's voice has a magical quality--an essential kindness, a likeability . . . Like the Bollywood dance at the end of Slumdog Millionaire, it is oddly uplifting and joyful. The Sunday Times (UK)

Gets off to an exciting start and ends with a spectacular twist. Mail on Sunday (UK)

A complex, challenging, and deeply moving tale of following our dreams until they come true. Press Association (UK)

Swarup's prose is crisp. . . . A thrilling chase. Paul Dunn, The Times (UK)

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About the Author

Vikas Swarup's first novel was made into the Oscar Award winning film Slumdog Millionaire and has been translated into over forty languages. His second novel Six Suspects, a murder mystery, was translated into thirty languages and is being adapted into film. Swarup has written for TIME, Newsweek, The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Financial Times. An Indian diplomat, Swarup has been posted to Turkey, the United State, Ethiopia, the UK, South Africa, and Japan. He currently lives in New Delhi, India."

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 538 KB
  • Print Length: 449 pages
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (25 April 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0098MDDAU
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 118 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #159,591 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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