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Chandra, Vikram

Overview
Works: 38 works in 273 publications in 13 languages and 5,466 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Literature  Musical films  Exhibition catalogs  Fantasy fiction  Epic fiction  War films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist
Classifications: PN56.T37, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Vikram Chandra
Sacred games by Vikram Chandra( Book )

61 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Receiving an anonymous tip that promises to lead to the capture of a powerful criminal overlord, Bombay police officer Sartaj Singh finds himself nearing his goal when he realizes that he and the crime lord's imminent confrontation is part of a more sinister, global agenda
Red earth and pouring rain : a novel by Vikram Chandra( Book )

68 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,170 WorldCat member 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 )

54 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 1,014 WorldCat member 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 )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 232 WorldCat member 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 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In [this] book, [Chandra] looks at the connection between the two seemingly opposed worlds of art and technology. Programmers are obsessed with elegance and style, just as writers are, but do the words mean the same thing to both? Is there such a thing as 'the sublime' in code? Can code ever be called 'beautiful'? And is it a coincidence that Chandra is drawn to these tow ways of thinking? [The book] is an idiosyncratic history of coding, exploring logic gates and literary modernism, the machismo of geeks, the striking presence of an 'Indian Mafia' in Silicon Valley and the writings of Abhinavagupta, the 10th-11th century Kashmiri thinker. ..."--Back cover
Sacred games by Vikram Chandra( Recording )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member 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 : the beauty of code, the code of beauty by Vikram Chandra( Recording )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nonfiction debut from the author of the international bestseller Sacred Games explores the surprising overlap between writing and computer coding
Geek sublime une vision esthétique, littéraire, mathématique et pleine d'autodérision du codage by Vikram Chandra( Book )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star = Sitāre by Catherine Yass( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bombay Paradise : Roman by Vikram Chandra( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in German and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member 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
Les tigres d'Allah by Vikram Chandra( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un complot à l'occasion de la visite du président des Etats-Unis en Inde. Terrorisme et guerre de religion entre hindouisme et islamisme. Un thriller à la Forsyth. [SDM]
Tierra roja by Vikram Chandra( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kærlighed og længsel i Bombay by Vikram Chandra( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Danish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lesson of Gujarat ; Sacred games ; The Lee Hamilton commentaries : national reconciliation in Iraq by Arvind Rajagopal( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member 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
Rød jord og silende regn by Vikram Chandra( Recording )

2 editions published in 1999 in Danish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherin Yass : star by Vikram Chandra( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geek Sublime : A Life with Computers in Fiction( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le seigneur de Bombay by Vikram Chandra( )

2 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geek sublime : la bellezza del codice, il codice della bellezza by Vikram Chandra( Book )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Candra, Vikr̲aṃ

Candra, Vikṟaṃ 1961-

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Vikram, Chandra

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Викрам Чандра

विक्रम चंद्रा

チャンドラ, ヴィクラム・A

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Red earth and pouring rain : a novelLove and longing in Bombay : storiesSacred games