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  1. the first novel by Vikas Swarup, an Indian diplomat

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  2. Set in India, it tells the story of Ram Mohammad Thomas, a poor young waiter who becomes the biggest quiz-show winner in history, only to be sent to jail on accusations that he cheated

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  3. Narrated in the first person, the novel then follows the life of the young waiter as he explains to his sympathetic lawyer, Smita Shah, just how he managed to answer twelve random questions, by pure luck

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  4. As he says, "Well, wasn't I lucky they only asked those questions to which I knew the answers?" Ram goes on to tell her how by drawing from the experiences of his own short, yet turbulent and sometimes cruel life he, a poor, young waiter, managed to

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  5. The book has sold translation rights in 32 languages, including French, German, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Turkish, Icelandic, Russian, Norwegian, Swedish, Serbian, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi, Sinhalese, Indonesian, Bhasa Thai, Japanese,

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