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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If you want a short version of this then read in the below link: Dec 12, Kunal rated it really liked it. But this is purported to be a novel, rather than a memoir. Apr 14, Pushkar Joshi rated it really liked it.
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Kao, who used to head RAW in the s, escspe regarded as one of the top six spy masters in the world during his time by the French Intelligence service. To ask other readers questions about Escape to Nowhereplease sign up.
Preview — Escape to Nowhere by Amar Bhushan. Amar Bhushan calls himself Jeevnathan sic or Jeev for short. Unfortunately, successes cannot be trumpeted, while failures come to the bhuzhan and can not be brushed under. And I tried doing that while I was reading this book. Oct 16, Sriram rated it it was amazing.
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Shambuka Rama Three tales retold by Mukunda Rao. Dec 10, Jemima rated it really liked it Shelves: Oct 18, Vikas Datta rated it really liked it. Riveting, it keeps you hooked and you don’t know no rest till you reach the end.
User Review – Flag as inappropriate Great book! View my complete profile. The book is more about the red tape inside the agency and the frustration of a diligent intelligence team that doesnt get support or clear directions from above. As the story enters 96th Day, paradoxical consequences follow.
Author has really zoomed into the details of the story. Gy investigation subsequently throws up a huge amount of evidence, showing the suspect stealing sensitive data. But if not I was unable to figure out his objective of telling this story in such microscopic details. After Ravi Mohan falls under suspicion, we see Jeev and a few others hard bhuwhan work, trying tto decipher what the suspect is up to.
And trying to figure out whom he meets and what he talks to them. Perhaps, real life spy craft is escpae drab, unexciting and repetitive like this rather than the dashing adventure of blondes, brunettes and redheads that one sees in the Bond movies. Since the author himself is one of the protagonists in the story, it gives an insider view of the Intelligence establishment of our country.
A friend whose book choices I have usually liked recommended me this book Escape to Nowhere. A lot of technical jargon! The investigation subsequently throws up a huge amount of evidence, showing the suspect stealing sensitive data. He tells you what they do to investigate the suspect every day.
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Napolean Pariath rated it really liked it Aug 20, Mar 29, Anuradha Goyal rated it liked it. The book starts by laying the background to the suspicion that Ravi Mohan proxy for Roben Singh was copying documents from RAW and taking them home for possible transfer to a foreign agent. Towards the end I had to rush through to complete to know the end The book seems to be an authentic tale of how buhshan intelligence agency runs.
And live a life of anonymity somewhere in the USA. Noshere claims the book to be based on true story A search on Google about the case after reading the book confirms this claim.
He now lives in Jasidih, a sleepy village in the state nodhere Jharkhand Bhushan suggests that the army men involved in the Samba case might have been really guilty while the escapr ISRO scientists were actually innocent. The only passage in the book where there is some perceptive observation is in the Epilogue when the author writes about investigative journalism. Instead he chooses to be a poor story teller as he goes on endlessly spitting out the dull conversations between the RAW officials, looking for concrete evidence to nail Ravi Mohan.
Escape to Nowhere by Amar Bhushan
The narration is not captivating and even if you skip 10 pagesyou wouldn’t miss the sequence. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Anand rated it it was amazing Sep 29, There was never a dull moment in his career that spanned nearly four decades and engaged him in various shades of policing, investigation and intelligence.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. I give it three stars for the honesty and the guts shown by an insider who chose to write about the folly. So, the author has the freedom to embellish the novel with a bit of his imagination.
Raman, who retired from RAW and wrote newspaper columns on security issues, mention that R. For Jeevnathan, the problem also is how to keep the tiring watchers going and persuade an edgy Chief to stay on course.