New Authors    New Books    Coming Soon    Most Popular    Top Authors    
Next book >>
book cover of 

Gifted

Gifted

(2007)
A novel by

 
Awards
Costa Book Awards (nominee)
The Man Booker Prize (nominee)
"Oustanding. Rich, vivid, fluent and well-paced with a wonderful cast of well-developed, engaging characters and a constantly surprising story line."
Gerard Woodward


Rumi Vashey is ten years, two months, thirteen days, two hours, forty-two minutes and six seconds old. The probability of her walking home from school with John Kemble is 0.2142, a probability severely reduced by the lacy frock and thick woollen tights she is forced to wear by her father. For Rumi is a gifted child and, as her father sees it, discipline is everything if the family is to have any hope of making its mark on its adoptive country. But Rumi is growing up and numbers no longer occupy her every waking moment: she abandons her homework to seek out friendship and replaces equations with stories from Malory Towers. And, as the pressure at home intensifies, so too does Rumi's desire for love. Nikita Lalwani's debut captures brilliantly the battle to come of age in an emotional and comic hinterland where history, arithmetic and cumin seeds all play a part.

 
Used availability for Nikita Lalwani's Gifted


See all available used copies of this book at: Abebooks UK or Abebooks US
 
 

Hardback Editions

September 2007 : Hardback
Title: Gifted
Author(s): NIKITA LALWANI
ISBN: 0385663811 / 9780385663816 (USA edition)
Publisher: random house
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon UK   

September 2007 : Hardback
Title: Gifted: A Novel
Author(s): Nikita Lalwani
ISBN: 1400066484 / 9781400066483 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2007 : Hardback
Title: Gifted
Author(s): Nikita Lalwani
ISBN: 0670917079 / 9780670917075 (USA, AU, or UK edition)
Publisher: Viking
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

Paperback Editions

May 2010 : Paperback
Title: Gifted (Playaway Adult Fiction)
Author(s): Nikita Lalwani
ISBN: 1441731741 / 9781441731746
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

September 2008 : Paperback
Title: Gifted
Author(s): Nikita Lalwani
ISBN: 038566382X / 9780385663823 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday of Canada
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon UK   

August 2008 : Paperback
Title: Gifted: A Novel
Author(s): Nikita Lalwani
ISBN: 0812977947 / 9780812977943 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon UK   

May 2008 : Paperback
Title: Gifted
Author(s): Nikita Lalwani
ISBN: 0141030399 / 9780141030395 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon UK   

May 2008 : Paperback
Title: Gifted
Author(s): Nikita Lalwani
ISBN: 0141036125 / 9780141036120 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon CA   Amazon UK   Amazon   

June 2007 : Paperback
Title: Gifted
Author(s): Nikita Lalwani
ISBN: 0670917133 / 9780670917136 (USA, AU, or UK edition)
Publisher: Viking
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

2007 : Paperback
Title: Gifted
Author(s): Nikita Lalwani
ISBN: 0143103059 / 9780143103059 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Group
Availability: Amazon UK   

Audio Editions

August 2012 : Audio CD
Title: Gifted: A Novel
Author(s): Nikita Lalwani
ISBN: 1433229285 / 9781433229282
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

March 2010 : Audio Cassette
Title: Gifted
Author(s): Nikita Lalwani
ISBN: 1433229250 / 9781433229251
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon UK   

March 2010 : Audio CD
Title: Gifted
Author(s): Nikita Lalwani
ISBN: 1433229269 / 9781433229268
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon UK   

March 2010 : MP3 CD
Title: Gifted
Author(s): Nikita Lalwani
ISBN: 1433229293 / 9781433229299
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

October 2011 : Kindle edition
Title: Gifted
Author(s): Nikita Lalwani
ISBN: B005UAHYR2
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon UK   

August 2008 : Kindle edition
Title: Gifted: A Novel
Author(s): Nikita Lalwani
ISBN: B001EL6RAQ
Publisher: Random House
Availability: Amazon   

 


Search for    

© 2014 Fantastic Fiction
Questions? Comments? Corrections? Please email webmaster@fantasticfiction.co.uk