Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Book Review - Private India

Private India By Ashwin sanghi and James Patterson


      The novel begins with the introduction of  character SUNITA KADAM , housekeeper in Marina Bay Plaza. She knocked a room door , there was no response . she used her master key and enter into the room , there she find out a dead lady corpse .
 It was of the Thai from Bangkok  named Dr.KanyaJaiyen,  plastic surgeon.

  The other characters are the

 Jack Morgan , Boss of various detective agencies in many countries
SanthoshWagh, a former RAW agent , now working for private india , bcos of a car accident that took place two years ago.Present  head of Private India
NishaGandhe – assistant to santhosh
Mubeen – Private India’s fulltime medical examiner. He lost his son for racial discrimination in US , followed by divorce from his wife.
Hari – Technology Geek of Private India

All the above four enter the scene to investigate the murder case, as they are appointed by the hotel.
Rupesh Desai – present ACP , a friend of Santhosh enter the scene , and he says he will help with the case.
 While they were investigating , another murder occurred. The victim was BhavanaChoksi , Gossip colum writer of Afternoon Mirror.
Two chapter before the murder ,Bhavana contacted DevikaGulati , a yoga guru , for an interview. She was having an illegal relationship with NalinD’souza , India’s Attorney General.
Rupesh has connection with underworld Don Munna , whom he visits after the second murder.
    After the two murder Mubeen finds out the common thing in both murder , both were strangulated to murder , by using a yellow scarf. At the same time , a man possibly he was the killer was having a yellow scarf. 
    Mubeen also added that yellow scarf / urumaal was used by Thugs during British Raj rule and they were given signal by head of the thugs by asking for tobacco to chew.
  In the NOVEL , in two situation we came through that Rupesh was using tobacco for chewing. Whether he was the murder ?

   The third victim was a famous Indian pop singer PriyankaTalati. She rose to fame within five years and had won several award.
In all the three cases  there was no forced entry by the murder , may be the murder was known before to the victims. A single strand of hair was left nearby the body in all the three cases , as there was no root in the hair it was difficult to examine the DNA.

They went to a shoe shop to find out who bought a particular shoe OAKLEYS , the shop keeper didn’t answer. Hari , hacked the router of the system and found out that there were thirteen customers got the delivery , in that list NalinD’souza’s name was there.
     They also found out that in all the three murder sites , the security systems were installed by xilon security. All the three scenes , the hard disk which records the entrees were crashed.
The staff of Private India were watching a flimfare award function in TV. Lara omprakash , currently a famous director was receieving more awards and she went dwn and sat with a familiar face , Jack Morgan , boss of Private India from LA.
 I  t was a live program  ,Jack visited the conference room of private India and said he knows lara and he asked Santhosh why he didn’t inform him about the cases they were dealing with.
       The story goes on very interestingly , making us to read more .........
   To find out who was the murder  and what was the reason behind all the murders  ,  read the novel Private India.

The narration was so good , that each and every scene spreads in front of the reader’s eyes.
 I liked reading this , we will come to know how the private detective agency will handle the cases.
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  1. Nice review sharanya .I would be glad if you join my event