The novel is about a foreign actress who arrives in India to try her luck in Bollywood. She eventually gets money, fame, love and family. Too elated with these encounters in life, she remains unaware about what destiny holds for her. One day she is found dead with a child in her womb. All this happen at a time when National elections in India are to take place. The entire nation is shocked with her death while media uproars in claiming it to be a murder with a shrewd political vendetta. The man in question is currently the most influential and powerful politician.
A dig into her case begins to reveals several facets of Indian politics. As the pages are fold, the veils of hieratic politics, the agonized and exploited sentiments of the country, the sensationalized media, and the hand cuffed bureaucracy are raised. The stage is set for the great Indian political drama.
The author has created an impressive and spicy plot in her very first novel. Topped up with interesting and strong characters, the mystery and revelations that comes across keeps the readers bonded with the book till the very end. The novel seems to have a realistic plot and the timing seems to be quite appropriate. General elections are to take place in India soon and readers will be able to relate the incidents mentioned in the book with the current scenario of the nation. The author skillfully highlights, interlinks and justifies the grey side of politics, media and bureaucracy.
Book : The Veiled Integrity
Author : Krishani khound
ISBN : 978-93-83809-
Price : Rs. 290.00
Publishing Date: March 2014
Publisher: Power Publishers