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Six Suspects : Detective Fiction

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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, techni-colour lives of six eccentric personalities unravel before our eyes. But can we trust Advani? Or does he have another agenda in mind...?show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 106 x 176 x 38mm | 281.23g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Black Swan
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 055277555X
  • 9780552775557
  • 122,861

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"I do not normally recommend crime novels more than 500 pages long, but I am making an exception with Vikas Swarup It's unusual, witty, quirkly, cleverly plotted, intelligent, and along the way it's an informative satire on Indian politics and values...a rollicking good read" -- Marcel Berlins * Times * "Gleeful, sneaky fun" -- Janet Maslin * New York Times * "Neat, clever and loads and loads of fun" * Daily Sport * "A page-turner of a mystery" * Waterstones' Quarterly * "Swarup has a redeeming eye for the disparites that define Indian society" * Guardian *show more

About Vikas Swarup

Vikas Swarup is a member of the Indian Foreign Service and Q&A is his first novel. An international sensation, it has been translated into over forty languages, and was recently made into the multiple Oscar-winning film SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE. His new novel Six Suspects is also available as a Black Swan paperback. To find out more about Vikas Swarup, visit his website: www.vikasswarup.netshow more

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"I do not normally recommend crime novels more than 500 pages long, but I am making an exception with Vikas Swarup It's unusual, witty, quirkly, cleverly plotted, intelligent, and along the way it's an informative satire on Indian politics and values...a rollicking good read" Marcel Berlins Timesshow more

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4,209 ratings
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4 35% (1,485)
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2 11% (475)
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