Swarup's inventive debut traces the fortunes of Ram Mohammad Thomas from "Asia's biggest slum" to being the first and last winner on the popular quiz show, W3B (Who Will Win a Billion)?
Ram is a poor, uneducated waiter and is arrested after the final episode in the belief that he must have cheated.
Each chapter in Ram's life provided him with a correct answer on the show.
Ram's funny odyssey explores the causes of good and evil and illustrates how, with a little luck, the best man sometimes wins.
A quick and easy read