A whistleblower nervously drops in to share his suspicion about a senior colleague’s involvement in espionage with Jeevnathan, head of the security division of. Amar Bhushan, author of Escape to Nowhere, headed CI&S and was largely After Rabinder Singh’s flight, Amar Bhushan got a lot of flak. Amar Bhushan’s Escape to Nowhere is the first work of fiction to be penned by an Indian intelligence officer. The gripping, thinly disguised.
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Apr 21, Srivardhan rated it liked it. The India Uncut Blog. Ravi Mohan and his wife flee to Kathmandu on the 92nd day.
Escape to Nowhere by Amar Bhushan (2 star ratings)
I am sure there is more to the real version. Aug 06, Ganesh rated it it was amazing. Hardly worth a read, unless you are interested in a garrulous self serving defense of a discredited RAW officer written in the form of a daily diary.
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Government Advocates and Standing Counsel: Want to Read saving…. For Jeevnathan, the problem also is how to keep the tiring watchers going and persuade an edgy Chief to stay on course.
But, who has the time and patience to pick the chaff from the grain.? The book has the usual tone of retired and disgruntled govt officials and bureaucrats in painting a dismal picture of the departments they worked for.
This book gives us insights in the celebrated intelligence agency of India. Sahaybut not for Jeev Amar Bhushanthough Jeev comes across as a very honest man.
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The author wanted to tell his side of the story to the people without breaking any intelligence rules! A suspected espionage agent is a highly ranked officer of the agency. Ultimate Grandmother Hacks by Kavita Devgan. Jeev has a wife, the ever suffering Manini or Mani for short. The book seems to be an authentic tale of how our intelligence agency runs.
View my complete profile. I would give it a 3. Overall, a disappointing book.
This review is part of my resolve to write consistently about debut Indian authors and their debut books. Perhaps, real life spy craft is just drab, unexciting and repetitive like this rather than the dashing adventure of blondes, brunettes and nowhhere that one sees in the Bond movies. Well, the story inspired by a real-life incident talks about the Indian intelligence agency.
Manu rated it it was ok Oct 15, Riveting, bhusnan keeps you hooked and you don’t know no rest till you reach the end. I enjoyed reading the book. Konark Publishers- Intelligence officers – pages. Rather, they are normal government nohwere and behave just like every other employee of the Central government. Finally, the suspect and his wife escape under a new name via Nepal. They try to find out if his wife is a party to the crime — which they are yet to put a finger to.
Unfortunately, the book is such a damp squib, leaving the reader with the impression that RAW is just a bureaucratic and inept organization, hobbled by a whole nowhrre of constraints and lack of security awareness among its own employees! Oct 16, Sriram rated it it was amazing.
Jeev even goes to the extent of persuading Wasan to not inform the Principal Secretary and it is only on the 75th day after the watch was mounted that Wasan puts his foot down and gets Jeev to prepare a note bhushhan Saran the Principal Secretary. Aug 31, Sourabh Biswas rated it it was ok.