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Chandra, Vikram

Overview
Works: 34 works in 255 publications in 14 languages and 5,462 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Musical films  Exhibition catalogs  Fantasy fiction  Epic fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist
Classifications: PN56.T37, 813.54
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Publications about Vikram Chandra
Publications by Vikram Chandra
Most widely held works by Vikram Chandra
Sacred games by Vikram Chandra( Book )
58 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,859 libraries worldwide
Sartaj, one of the very few Sikhs in the Mumbai police force, is used to being identified by his turban, beard and the sharp cut of his trousers. But the 'Silky Sikh' is now past forty, his marriage is over and his career prospects are on the slide. When Sartaj gets an anonymous tip-off as to the secret hideout of the legendary boss of the G-company, he's determined that he'll be the one to collect the prize
Red earth and pouring rain : a novel by Vikram Chandra( Book )
65 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,184 libraries worldwide
An Indian student, home from college in the U.S., shoots a monkey who turns out to be the reincarnation of a poet. Subsequently the two take turns telling their story, the poet recalling epic deeds of glory in fighting the British Raj, the student of materialism and boredom in America
Love and longing in Bombay : stories by Vikram Chandra( Book )
52 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 1,012 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories set in contemporary India. In Dharma, a soldier is forced to amputate his leg in order to save his life, Shakti is on two feuding society women, and Kama is on a detective who discovers political corruption at the highest level
Geek sublime : the beauty of code, the code of beauty by Vikram Chandra( Book )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
A man who is both a computer programmer and a published fiction author searches for the connections between the worlds of art and technology, by exploring the similarities between coding and creative writing.--Publisher's description
Mission Kashmir ( visu )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 234 libraries worldwide
When a young boy is orphaned during a violent attack on his home, he is adopted by the officer of the raid and his loving wife. His dream life with his new parents is shattered when he discovers that the man he calls father was the task force leader responsible for murdering his parents. After ten years he returns home, an instrument of destruction on a mission of annihilation, revolution and revenge
Geek sublime : writing fiction, coding software by Vikram Chandra( Book )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Sacred games by Vikram Chandra( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
New Delhi native Vikram Chandra introduces listeners to Inspector Sartaj Singh, a Sikh member of the Mumbai police force, and his long-time nemesis Ganesh Gaitonde, the most wanted hoodlum in India. Weaving the two characters' narrative together with numerous subplots and supporting, Chandra presents a multi-layered literary epic and unveils a sweeping account of modern-day Mumbai
Geek sublime une vision esthétique, littéraire, mathématique et pleine d'autodérision du codage by Vikram Chandra( Book )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in French and English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Geek sublime the beauty of code, the code of beauty by Vikram Chandra( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Vikram Chandra has been a computer programmer for almost as long as he has been a novelist. In this extraordinary new book, his first work of nonfiction, he searches for the connections between the worlds of art and technology. Coders are obsessed with elegance and style, just as writers are, but do the words mean the same thing to both? Can we ascribe beauty to the craft of writing code?
Star = Sitāre by Catherine Yass( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Bombay Paradise : Roman by Vikram Chandra( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Ganesh Gaitonde ist der Boss einer Mafia-Gang, sein Wille ist Gesetz. Allein Jojo Mascarenas, Agentin für Edelprostituierte, tritt ihm furchtlos in den Weg. Sein mehr und mehr von Leere erfülltes Leben, treibt Gaitonde in die Fänge eines fanatischen Gurus. Als er die unheilvollen Pläne seines spirituellen Meisters durchschaut, ergreift ihn Panik. Er sucht nach einem Gesprächspartner und findet ihn - in Sartaj Singh
Tierra roja by Vikram Chandra( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The lesson of Gujarat Sacred games ; The Lee Hamilton commentaries : national reconciliation in Iraq by Arvind Rajagopal( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Program #801 : "Title: The Lesson of Gujarat. For seven months in early 2007 [sic], Hindu mobs ran wild in the state of Gujarat, assaulting Muslims in atrocities seeking to avenge an attack on Hindus in February of that year. There is strong evidence that prominent government leaders joined leading media outlets in encouraging the violence. At its conclusion more than 2000 Muslims were dead and the meaning of press responsibility in Indian democracy gained new relevance."--Track sheet
Kærlighed og længsel i Bombay by Vikram Chandra( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Danish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Missii︠a︡ Kashmir ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in Russian and held by 2 libraries worldwide
When a young boy is orphaned during a violent attack on his home, he is adopted by the officer of the raid and his loving wife. His dream life with his new parents is shattered when he discovers that the man he calls father was the task force leader responsible for murdering his parents. After ten years he returns home, an instrument of destruction on a mission of annihilation, revolution and revenge
Le seigneur de Bombay by Vikram Chandra( file )
2 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Catherin Yass : star by Vikram Chandra( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Rød jord og silende regn by Vikram Chandra( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1999 in Danish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Rød jord og silende regn by Vikram Chandra( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1999 in Danish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Rød jord og silende regn by Vikram Chandra( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1999 in Danish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Candra, Vikr̲aṃ
Candra, Vikṟaṃ 1961-
Vikr̲aṃ Candra
Vikram, Chandra
Vikram Chandra 1961-....
Vikram Chandra Indiaas schrijver
Vikram Chandra indischer Schriftsteller
Vikram Chandra indisk forfatter
Vikram Chandra romanziere indiano
Викрам Чандра
विक्रम चंद्रा
Languages
English (152)
Italian (15)
Spanish (13)
Danish (11)
German (10)
French (9)
Polish (9)
Hindi (9)
Hebrew (4)
Dutch (4)
Marathi (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Russian (1)
Malayalam (1)
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