By JANET MASLIN writing in The New York Times, June 24, 2009
“Q&A,” the novel that became the basis for the smash-hit film “Slumdog Millionaire,” used questions from a television quiz show to prompt flashbacks about its main character’s life story. Here’s a question for its author, Vikas Swarup: Can a novel be any more high-concept than that?
By Vikas Swarup
470 pages. Minotaur Books. US$24.99.