Six Suspects

February 15, 2011|
Six Suspects by Vikas Swarup
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Seven years ago, Vivek -Vicky'' Rai, the playboy son of the Home Minister of Uttar Pradesh, murdered Ruby Gill at a trendy restaurant in New Delhi simply because she refused to serve him a drink. Now Vicky Rai is dead, killed at his farmhouse at a party he had thrown to celebrate his acquittal.

The police cordon off the venue and search each and every guest. six of them are discovered with guns in their possession and are taken in for questioning. Who are these six suspects? And what were they doing in the farmhouse that night?

In this elaborate murder mystery we join Arun Advani, India''s best-known investigative journalist, as the lives of these six suspects unravel before our eyes: a corrupt bureaucrat; an American tourist; a stone-age tribesman; a Bollywood sex symbol; a mobile phone thief; and an ambitious politician. each is equally likely to have pulled the trigger. Inspired by actual events, Vikas Swarup''s eagerly awaited second novel is both a riveting page-turner and an insightful peek into the heart and soul of contemporary India.

Vikas Swarup is the author ofSlumdog Millionaire(previously published as Q&A and translated into 35 languages). He is a member of the Indian Foreign Service and is currently posted in Pretoria as India’s Deputy High Commissioner.Slumdog Millionairewas made into an acclaimed feature film that won 8 Oscars, including Be...
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Title:Six Suspects
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:656 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 1.5 in
Shipping dimensions:656 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 1.5 in
Published:February 15, 2011
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781554686070

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