The Accidental Apprentice – Great Story Concept – Well Written for Movie Adaptation maybe?by admin June 12, 2013 0 comments
Written by Vikas Swarup, The Accidental Apprentice was published in January 2013 is all about how attaining how negotiating skills and sheer determination led to success in one’s life. With a lot of reviewers simply comparing it with Slumdog Millionaire, Vikas Swarup’s earlier novel which was adapted into an award winning film under the same name, will Accidental Apprentice too meet the same fate is yet to seen. Quite early to say so but this the opinion most reviewers have expressed.
Big dreams, determination and grit all set in real terms is what the protagonist of this novel faces and how she proceeds to achieve it as soon as the right opportunity approaches her. Sapna Sinha, the protagonist works for an electronics store in downtown Delhi in order looking after her ailing mother and young, immature sister who lives in yet another dream world. Always on a look out for better opportunities to make it big one day, she is approached by a CEO of one of India’s biggest companies with unbelievable offer.
Vinay Mohan Acharya, the CEO who proposes to pass the reins of his business to her provided she passes through the seven tests he puts forth. The seven tests are not extraordinary ones but truly life provoking and as Sapana interacts with different characters such as a Bollywood celebrity, a down to earth social worker and others throughout these tests, she emerges to be quite a different and matured person.
Quite fast paced and thrilling if you overlook a couple of its loose ends, The Accidental Apprentice is most suitable if you wish to spend your travel journeys reading a saucy racy thriller novel. Nevertheless, it is a finish to read novel for the pace is well kept up till the end.
Complementing Vikas Swarup, the author on this real time and thought provoking story who also serves as the Consul General of India in Osaka-Kobe, Japan currently. Describing himself as an Indian India writer, Vikas Swarup has successfully inked a great story once again. The Accidental Apprentice which could be similar to true stories of many middle class girls of today who have not only aspired but strives to make it big while catering their family responsibilities to the core.
Lay your hands on this one by purchasing it online for it is available at a couple of stores such as Uread, Indiatimes, Homeshop18 and Infibeam. Do compare the prices and deals at Compareraja for the best buy.