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Les fabuleuses aventures d'un Indien malchanceux qui devint milliardaire

Vikas Swarup (author)

Les fabuleuses aventures d'un Indien malchanceux qui devint milliardaire

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Title
Les fabuleuses aventures d'un Indien malchanceux qui devint milliardaire
Author
Vikas Swarup
Language
French
Original language
English
Original title
Q and A
Publisher
Paris: Belfond, 2009
363 p.
ISBN
9782714445636 (paperback, 2009)

About Vikas Swarup

Vikas Swarup (born 1961) is an Indian diplomat and writer. He is the current Secretary (West) at the Ministry of External Affairs, India and has previously served as High Commissioner of India in Canada and has been the official spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs of India. He is best known as the author of the novel Q & A, adapted in film as Slumdog Millionaire, the winner of Best Film for the year 2009 at the Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards and BAFTA Awards.

Swarup joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1986 and served in Turkey, the United States, Ethiopia, the United Kingdom, South Africa and Japan in various Indian diplomatic missions. His other novels are Six Suspects and The Accidental Apprentice. In April 2015, he was appointed as the official spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs of India to head its Public Diplomacy divisions at New Delhi, succeeding Syed Akbaruddin.

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