BOOKS OF THE WEEK

The Siege: The Attack on the Taj
By - ADRIAN LEVY CATHY SCOTT CLARK

About the Book :
On 26 November 2008, four terrorists entered the Taj Mumbai and took over the hotel. What followed was nearly three days of terror as the world watched the great hotel go up in flames. Now comes the ultimate account of that attack. Telling the stories of guests, staff, police and the National Security Guard, and piecing together transcripts of calls between the terrorists and their handlers, The Siege takes you right into the war zone, showing you what it was like to be in the Taj on those fateful days. Here are heart-stopping stories of guests and staff—of a couple about to celebrate their wedding, a British-Cypriot shipping magnate whose state-of-the-art yacht is docked in front of the hotel, and a young Taj employee who survives because of a stranger’s phone call. Here too are revelations about the training of the terrorists, Headley’s double game and the shocking incompetence of the Indian security forces. Terrifying, gripping and deeply moving, The Siege is unputdownable.

About the Author :
Cathy Scott-Clark and Adrian Levy are the authors of four books. Most recently the acclaimed The Meadow, about the 1995 Kashmiri kidnapping that changed the face of the modern terrorism. For sixteen years they worked as foreign correspondents and investigative reporters for the Sunday Times and the Guardian. In 2009 the One World Trust named them British Journalists of the Year, having won Foreign Correspondents of the Year in 2004 They co-produce documentaries, including Kashmir's Torture Trail, winner of a 2013 Amnesty International Media Award. Currently they are filming several new projects in South Asis
  ISBN : 9780143420101                                                                 PRICE : Rs. 499.00 

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