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This book was slow to hook me, but I kept reading because I was just enough intrigued by the narrator.
Vikas Swarup choose to tell the story in a very plain language, the few metaphors used in the book, I suspect were slipped in by the editors.
I loved the format of the book, weaving stories of the main character's life by the questions on the show.
Bought this book for a college course, enjoyed it very much. Easy to read.Published 12 hours ago by AnnMarie Morley
Slumdog Millionaire is a quick read (the Audible recording is just over ten hours) and if I’d been actually reading it, I think it’s one that I would have been frustrated having to... Read morePublished 11 days ago by August
Awesome book. so insightful I must say. Although the cover is a bit scare looking. Swarup is very well experiencedPublished 4 months ago by abk2zm
Vikas Swarup has produced an intriguing novel in “Slumdog Millionaire” that has received widespread acclaim and admiration. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Schuyler T Wallace
It is an excellent book! I enjoyed when I read this book. I like because I can learn new vocabulary. I recommend to read it!Published 7 months ago by Juliana
This book is vastly different from the movie, and in a great way. The filmmakers used the basic premise, that of a poor Indian boy on a quiz show whose life experiences allow him... Read morePublished 9 months ago by T. A. Kleinhans
The movie was great and the novel was even better! I think everyone should read this book to get a feel for what challenges India faces currently--its growing pains and how it... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Sharon Fitzgerald
I loved the film and the book is even better. Although I don't read many novels, this book shows the inequalities in modern India. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Kevin M Quigg
Delightful story lines. Seeing the world through the eyes of this young boy. It goes to show that no education goes wasted. I couldn't put the book down.Published 12 months ago by Margaret Iaquinto