Q and A Signed by Vikas Swarup 1st / 1st 2005
First edition and first print published by Doubleday in 2005. This is a fine copy. The wrapper has no wear at all. The are no chips or tears and the wrapper hasn't been price clipped. The book is free from foxing or previous owners handling wear. Overall a fine copy and signed without dedication to the title page by the author.
Q & A is the first novel of Indian diplomat Vikas Swarup. It tells the rags to riches story of Ram Mohammad Thomas, a young waiter who becomes the biggest quiz show winner in history, only to be arrested and jailed on accusations that he cheated. His lawyer is the only thing standing between him and the producers' and police' attempt to force a false confession, which would deprive him of the prize. The only way to prove his innocence is by sharing the episodes of his life and travels in India which explain where and how he learned the answers to the quiz show questions. In 2008, the book was adapted into the multiple Oscar-winning movie Slumdog Millionaire. Rare signed.