Rupa & Co
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Suspense and Thriller
2020. Mumbai-a fetid city, full of crime and violence
Rising above it, a flattened obelisk of polished black granite, stands the Rustomji Groups imposing headquarters-the One World Tower. And at its very tip, is Babylon, Vishnu Rustomji Mistrys famous garden on top of the tallest building in Mumbai-the centre of its wealth and power
Its the day the flamboyant billionaire will make his big announcement. Yet, itll be one of the few days in the year when his wont be the biggest story.
Its the day a letter will be found that could change the meaning of everything. A simple letter, signed The Peoples Guardian, which threatens the Chief Minister with dire consequences
When model-turned-newscaster Tara and rookie journalist Sudhir Navkar stumble upon clues about this possible vigilante, they are led on a breadcrumb trail from the eerie slums of gangland Mumbai to the high-rise towers of SoBo. As the two of them try desperately to solve the mystery, they begin to uncover a frightening conspiracy that threatens to cast a shadow on the entire nation, and on their lives. In a choice between love, life, and their karm, will they have the courage to pursue the truth?
About the Author
Aditya Mukherjee is the author of the bestseller Boomtown. He is an alumnus of IIM Bangalore. He used to work as a Strategy Consultant and has now co-founded a start-up aimed at childrens entertainment. He has written several features for the Deccan Herald, ranging from travelogues and articles on economics to various social issues. He also created a half-page comic strip for their New Years Sunday edition in 2008.
Arnav Mukherjee has spent his last three years in three different continents, and hes stayed in more than 15 cities since childhood. He has spent a lot of time in Turkey, Japan, South Korea and the US. Karm will be Arnavs first novel, which hes co-written with his brother. His deep interest in film-making and screen-writing helps him bring a cinematic flavour to the thriller.