Three informers. Murky bylanes of the underworld that hold the key to deadly terror plots. The chase for India's most wanted terrorist. The lives of three of Mumbai police's best informers collide in the shady bylanes of the underworld. It's a bad bad world. A world of crime, sex, drugs, murder and betrayal. He who lies lives to see the light of another day. A day replete with even greater risks. From shady underworld dealings to switching gang loyalties, the men graduate to selling information on terrorism. Then begins the chase...to catch India's most wanted terrorist: Riyaz Bhatkal, the man with the ominous track record of masterminding seven blasts in three years. The search takes them to the most unassuming yet dangerous terror hubs across India. With trust in short supply, time ticking away and the sword of Damocles over their heads, the men can only hope that they are not on a wild goose chase.
For more than twenty years, Sultan Khan has defied the authorities, whether communist or Taliban, to supply books to the people of Kabul. He has been arrested, interrogated, and imprisoned, and has watched illiterate Taliban soldiers burn piles of his books in the street.
In spring 2002 award-winning journalist Asne Seirstad spent four months living with the bookseller and his family.As Seirstad steps back form the page and let the Khans tell their stories,we learn of proposal and marriages,hope and fear,crime and punishment.The result is a unique portrait of a family and a country.
Jack Patel's Dubai Dreams
Jack Patel's Dubai Dreams by P. G . Bhaskar
Jaikishan Patel belongs to a traditional Gujarati family but follows his passion, stepping into the glamorous, jet-setting world of investment and private banking. Jai is soon transformed into Dubai-based - Jack - Patel, a hugely successful financial advisor in an American brokerage house. His life seems like a dream come true. He cracks a whopping million-dollar revenue target, receives an indecent proposal from a client's wife and even manages to keep up with the latest Bollywood item numbers to impress the girl who is tugging at his heart.
But just when life seems perfect, recession hits the world economy. And right before Jack's eyes his world begins to fall apart . . . Will he lose the love of his life too - Or will things look up in the end.
Absolute Friends by John le Carre
Absolute Friends, John le Carre delivers the masterpiece he has been building to since the fall of communism: an epic tale of loyalty and betrayal that spans the lives of two friends from the riot-torn West Berlin of the 1960s to the grimy looking-glass of Cold War Europe to the present day of terrorism and new alliances. This is the novel le Carre fans have been waiting for, a brilliant, ferocious, heartbreaking work for the ages.