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I feel that he had an agenda within this book, which is sometimes OK, but it almost ruined the story. Vikram Chandra is the author of the novel Red Earth and Pouring Rain (Commonwealth Writers' Prize; David Higham Prize), and the short story collection Love and Longing in Bombay (Commonwealth Writers' Prize; New York Times Notable Book). However there is little reason for the Black Cats to shoot a man on a wheelchair, even i, the writing is vastly superior to Shantaram. Please follow the detailed, Geek Sublime: The Beauty of Code, the Code of Beauty, Cookies help us deliver our services. Vikram Chandra's novel draws the reader deep into the life of Inspector Sartaj Singh—and into the criminal underworld of Ganesh Gaitonde, the most wanted gangster in India. For Angel’s client spoke to her of a cache of money before he died . This book would have been much better at about a third of the length. While working on a movie in Chicago, Hollywood locations manager Bob Loniski saw something he shouldn't have. EVEN i couldn't understand why this book was hidden from my sight.

Now a Netflix original series“SACRED GAMES [is] as hard to put down as it is to pick up.”   — New York Times Book Review“Bold, fresh and big…SACRED GAMES deserves praise for its ambitions but also for its terrific achievement"   — Maureen Corrigan, NPR's Fresh Air.Seven years in the making, Sacred Games is an epic of exceptional richness and power. But as I went along, I recognized many of the words (especially the bad ones! Pulled me in and kept me there despite its LOOONG length. As thrilling and gripping as the part 1. Vikram Chandra's keenly anticipated new novel is a magnificent story of friendship and betrayal, of terrible violence, of an astonishing modern city and its dark side. Wählen Sie die Kategorie aus, in der Sie suchen möchten. It would belong to the genre of a Literary thriller if there was one such. The story moves from current time i.e. Vikram Chandra's novel draws the reader deep into the life of Inspector Sartaj Singh—and into the criminal underworld of Ganesh Gaitonde, the most wanted gangster in India. A loyal street lieutenant to New Orleans’ mob boss Carlos Marcello, Guidry has learned that everybody is expendable. And on top of that, the TV series was an overnight success as predicted for its makers that they announced the Season 2 immediately.

But so well written. The working of Mumbai police and underworld have been covered really thoroughly. "When people say they want to read a really good novel, the kind you just can't put down, this is the kind of book they mean. Born in New Delhi, he divides his time between Mumbai and Berkeley, where he teaches at the University of California. 3 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich, Rezension aus Indien vom 15. I was sad when I finished reading this thriller.

Dieser Artikel kann nicht an den von Ihnen ausgewählten Lieferort versendet werden. The basic story line was good, but the author added too many side stories.

But a solid story with many smaller stories intertwined. Love the characterizations and the weaving of the plot. Mumbai in all its seedy glory is at the center of Vikram Chandra's episodic novel, which follows the fortunes of two opposing characters: the jaded Sikh policeman, Sartaj Singh, who first appeared in the story "Kama," and Ganesh Gaitonde, a famous Hindu Bhai who "dallied with bejewelled starlets, bankrolled politicians" and whose "daily skim from Bombay's various criminal dhandas was said to be greater than annual corporate incomes." It's a great read even if u have watched the show. The two men ruminate on the meaning of life and death, and Chandra connects them as he connects all the big themes of the subcontinent: the animosity of caste and religion, the poverty, the prostitution and mainly, the criminal elite, who organize themselves on the model of corporations and control their fiefdoms from outside the country. Interest-specific online venues will often provide a book buying opportunity. Bitte versuchen Sie es erneut. Sartaj is ambivalent about his choices, but Gaitone is hungry for position and wealth from the moment he commits his first murder as a young man. It isn't for the weak heart for sure but let me tell you, it is indeed much much better than the TV series for sure. I haven't read a more beautiful, thrilling and chilling story from our part of the world. Totally recommend it to everybody. but with the line between good and bad blurring, he doesn't know who he can trust. The main protagonists Sartaj Singh and Ganesh Gaitonde are very very well written. He now holds evidence against top-ranking cops and politicians . This utterly rocked. US internationale Produkte möglicherweise von den deutschen Versionen abweichen. When Sartaj gets an anonymous tip-off as to the secret hide-out of the legendary boss of G-Company, he's determined that he'll be the one to collect the prize. Yes it did take me a long time to finish this book and sometimes I left the book alone for a long period of time but it is true that its a 5 star book meticulously researched and written and beware it is full of Hindi Expletives, after all that's the way our Police and Gangsters talk :). Four, you'll have the opportunity to get as close as possible to living in modern-day Mumbai/Bombay for as long as it takes you to finish the novel, without picking up any unpleasant parasites along the way. So don't rush out and read it and then denounce me, and you know who I'm talking to. K.D.

. Wählen Sie eine Sprache für Ihren Einkauf. “SACRED GAMES [is] as hard to put down as it is to pick up.” — New York Times Book Review “Bold, fresh and big…SACRED GAMES deserves praise for its ambitions but also for its terrific achievement" — Maureen Corrigan, NPR's Fresh Air. It turns out beautifully well when on one side its a frustrated Cop cursing the gangster and on the other side it's the Don who is cursing the world he rules with them. Which is a lot. The book earned Chandra a rumored US$ 1 million advance from HarperCollins. One winding through the criminal underworld of Mumbai (then Bombay) in the 1980s and 1990s, and the other through a tense modern-day hunt for the explanation behind a notorious dead gangster's bizarre final words. It is set in Bombay and it is about the great metropolis. Sacred Games is an epic novel of friendships and betrayals, of violence and love set against the backdrop of a teaming 21st century Mumbai. I almost loved this book, but somehow the whole was less than the sum of the (ample) parts. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. One, you'll learn all the Hindi/Urdu curse words you'll ever need to know, and find yourself wanting to randomly sprinkle them into conversation.
The main protagonists Sartaj Singh and Ganesh Gaitonde are very very well written. Sacred Games is an expansive historical epic and a gripping cops-and-robbers thriller all at once. The time is 1975.

. In the end, as much as I enjoyed each of the narratives, I didn't think that Chandra had the chops to integrate them, which is unfortunate since that seemed to be the whole point of the thing. It, for the most part, follows the life of a gangster and that of a cop in parallel and how the lives of the two of them become interlinked. This book made me want to learn more about India's geography and history, especially about Indian Muslims and Hindus and how these groups have interacted in the past. Ganesh and Sartaj are really great characters, and I ended up rooting for both of them. He appears to be railing against the inequities of Indian society, but since this was basically a mystery, it was out of place. What a great read. To read on e-ink devices like the Sony eReader or Barnes & Noble Nook, you'll need to download a file and transfer it to your device. Gaitonde reveals a harrowing timeline and a few hints of the identity of his collaborators before taking his own life. What a story. Stöbern Sie jetzt durch unsere Auswahl beliebter Bücher aus verschiedenen Genres wie Krimi, Thriller, historische Romane oder Liebesromane, Legend of Suheldev: The King Who Saved India. At exactly 101th page, a thought passed through my mind - "What could be alternative uses of this book?". Seven years in the making, Sacred Games is an epic of exceptional richness and power. Take my word, it really helps and it doesn't spoil the fun as there is a lot more in the novel than what is shown in the series.

Um die Gesamtbewertung der Sterne und die prozentuale Aufschlüsselung nach Sternen zu berechnen, verwenden wir keinen einfachen Durchschnitt. Still, if you have time, and if you're interested in India (and especially Mumbai) and/or detective stories or tales of international intrigue, you could do a lot worse. With few good options, Guidry hits the road to Las Vegas, to see an old associate—a dangerous man who hates Marcello enough to help Guidry vanish. Zugelassene Drittanbieter verwenden diese Tools auch in Verbindung mit der Anzeige von Werbung durch uns. Gaitonde is the more riveting character, and his first-person narrative voice lulls the reader with his intuitive understanding of human nature and the 1,001 tales of his rise to power, as he collects men, money and fame; creates and falls in love with a movie star; infiltrates Bollywood; works for Indian intelligence; matches wits with his Muslim rival, Suleiman Isa; and searches for fulfillment with the wily Guru Shridhar Shukla. Herstellergarantien können nicht gewährleistet werden. Coders are obsessed with elegance and style, just as writers are, but do the words mean the same thing to both? Laden Sie eine der kostenlosen Kindle Apps herunter und beginnen Sie, Kindle-Bücher auf Ihrem Smartphone, Tablet und Computer zu lesen. . I should also mention that the author has chosen to fill almost every other sentence with Indian street slang, profanity, and other phrases. Everyone’s expendable, or they should be, but now Guidry just can’t throw away the woman he’s come to love. Seven years in the making, Sacred Games is an epic of exceptional richness and power.

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