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Vikas Singh

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Vikas Singh is a self-confessed word addict, who obsessively reads anything that comes his way, be it a newspaper or the label on a cough syrup bottle. An Army kid, he spent most of his early life moving from one place to another with books being his only constant companion. A love-affair that is on even today, with the repertoire varying from military history to cartoon histories and non-fiction to pulp fiction.
Now a senior journalist, Vikas lives in Delhi with his wife and daughter in a house that seems to have more books than furniture. Having co-authored a brief, breezy history of knowledge, 'The Know of Things', with Derek O'Brien, Jug Suraiya and Bunny Suraiya, The Big Fix is Vikas's first novel, though definitely not his last.

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Bhima

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The Big Fix

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“If you succeed, you’ll be genuinely happy. If you fail, you will still have grown as a person. So truly, it is a win-win situation.”
Vikas Singh, Bhima

“It is undoubtedly one of the ironies of life that few people are aware that they are living their best days when they are actually doing so. Talk to the young and they will, almost invariably, say that their best days lie ahead. Talk to the aged and they will inevitably hark back to the past. Is it because nostalgia endows days gone by with a golden sheen that never truly existed? Or, is it because with the benefit of hindsight, we are able to see how trivial the worries that once seemed to loom so large actually were? And how what then seemed like minor joys were actually the source of our greatest happiness, if we’d only taken the time to notice and savour the moments?”
Vikas Singh, Bhima




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