Someone wants Kratu's whole family dead. Is it personal vendetta? Or is it because they have access to Kratu's grandmother Kubha's stories, which conceal perilous secrets? The eventful lives of Kubha and her family span a hundred years and encompass turbulent phases of Indian history. From her ancestors, Kubha inherited a basketful of stories. Kratu, a graduate student at Stanford mentions Kubha's stories to Afsar Fareedi, a linguistic palaeontologist, in a casual conversation. Afsar quickly figures out that the bedtime tales contain rich linguistic fossils and layers of history. Afsar, Kratu, and his best friend Tista travel across continents to trace the origin of her stories. Their journey also leads them to discover one of the oldest civilizations of the world. But will their efforts also unearth the causes behind the series of murders? About the book: qA promising debut in the growing realm of modern Indian fictionq - Jug Suraiya qAn Indian thriller inspired by Dan Brown a Harrison Ford!... fast-paced thriller, replete with murder and miraculous escapesq - Telegraph qIf you are a history buff and a thriller aficionado, then [it] might just be the book for youq - The Hindu qA tale of the Indian civilization and culture... takes you on a roller coaster rideq - The New Indian Express qAn interesting read for an afternoon... One feisty woman's partition storyq - Bangalore Mirror qShould be read for its sheer aspiration and the intelligent handling of historical materialq - The Sunday Guardian qIs essentially a mystery novel, but is grounded in a substantial base of research and exploration into our pastq - newsyaps.com More details of the book at https: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ekkos_Clan About the Author: Sudipto Das, an engineering professional (B.Tech. IIT, Kharagpur) lives in Bangalore with his family. History, culture, language, writing and music are of special interest to him. Member of an amateur music band, Kohal, he also enjoys travelling.The Ekkos Clan is his debut book. He can be reached at http: //www.sudiptodas.comOne feisty womana#39;s partition storyaquot; - Bangalore Mirror aquot;Should be read for its sheer aspiration and the intelligent handling of historical materialaquot; - The Sunday Guardian aquot;Is essentially a mystery novel, but is grounded in a substantial ...
|Title||:||The Ekkos Clan|
|Publisher||:||CreateSpace - 2013-07-15|