Title : Baramulla Bomber
Author : Clark Prasad
Publisher : Niyogi Books
ISBN : 978-93-81523-97-1
Number of Pages : 315
Price [INR] : 395
From the Cover Blurb:
An ancient weapon from the Vedas & Bible
Once hunted by the Nazis
Powered by the sound of universe
Reborn with help of quantum physics
Going to be unleashed on to the world
And Kashmir holds its secret .
Multiple intelligence agencies are tracking Mansur Haider, a god-fearing aspiring cricketer from Kashmir. His girlfriend, Aahana Yajurvedi, is trying to locate her missing mountaineering team, who vanished after a mysterious earthquake strikes Shaksgam Valley. Investigating Mansur and the Shaksgam Valley incident is Swedish intelligence officer, Adolf Silfverskiold, whose only relationship to god consists of escorting his girlfriend to Church.
A dual China-Pakistan battlefront scenario facing the Indian Home Minister, Agastya Rathore, whose ancestors carry a prehistoric secret linked to the stars. He is faced with the challenge of finding a lasting solution to the Kashmir crisis.
Which Biblical weapon was tested in Shaksgam Valley? Why is Mansur Haider important? Is there a solution to the Kashmir crisis? Can destiny be controlled? Does a cosmic religion exist?
Review : When I saw this book and flipped through the initial introductory pages, I came across a Warning and a Request.
The Warning was ‘There are images and illustrations in this book. In order to avoid plot spoilers please do not flip through the pages or read mid sections.’
And the Request : ‘Reviewers are requested not to give away the details of the plot in blogs, social media sites or other media channels which may act as plot spoilers for others.’
Reading these, the first thought that hit me was, ‘Aha! Here is an author who wants the readers to soak, absorb the facts and the fiction gradually and enjoy his work thoroughly.’ The book also mentions that the news, events, organizations, reportage mentioned are true. With high expectations I started reading Baramulla Bomber and boy! I was hooked to it from the very beginning.
Baramulla Bomber is a science fiction espionage thriller which has diverse subjects like Quantum Physics, the Vedas, Mythology, Religion, Politics, Technology and even Cricket! Despite so many plots and characters, and a story which spans across various countries viz India, Pakistan, Sweden, China, USA and Norway, Baramulla Bomber is a fast paced action filled thriller with twists at regular intervals. This author is successful in making the reader hungry for more and keeping them glued to the book. The characters are well-etched and you get to know the characters better as the story progresses.
Baramulla Bomber is an extremely well balanced book that will compel you to keep reading till the very end, to know just exactly what the characters will do next and what the outcome of all the events will be.
They say that the length of the book should be determined by the story itself, and as long as it is interesting, the number of words/pages should not matter, but I think Baramulla Bomber is a bit on the lengthier side.
Svaslik Trilogy is a series of 3 books – Eka, the first part is the Baramulla Bomber, Dvitiya, the second part is titled , The Consultant and the third part, Tritiya is yet to be titled. The books are connected but you may read them in any order. I am so looking forward to read the other two books of this Trilogy.
Baramulla Bomber is definitely a work that I’d recommend.
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