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Rataban

Rataban

The Arrow Of Blood

Stephen Alter
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An American agent is shot in cold blood, in the sleepy town of Mussoorie. His killing is lIndia Inked to the deaths of two guards at a remote Indo-Tibetan Border Police outpost. Both the CIA and RAW respond immediately, sending highly trained undercover agents to investigate.
Colonel Afridi—who keeps an eagle eye on India’s high-altitude borders— notices signs of dangerous activity along frozen Himalayan frontiers, echoing the treacherous history of a mountain called Rataban. Then, even as the picturesque calm of the hill station erupts with brutal violence, Afridi and the two agents piece together a bloody conspiracy of revenge and murder that could shake the very foundations of peace in the world

Imprint: India Penguin Metro Reads

Published: Jul/2013

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MRP : ₹6.99

Rataban

The Arrow Of Blood

Stephen Alter

An American agent is shot in cold blood, in the sleepy town of Mussoorie. His killing is lIndia Inked to the deaths of two guards at a remote Indo-Tibetan Border Police outpost. Both the CIA and RAW respond immediately, sending highly trained undercover agents to investigate.
Colonel Afridi—who keeps an eagle eye on India’s high-altitude borders— notices signs of dangerous activity along frozen Himalayan frontiers, echoing the treacherous history of a mountain called Rataban. Then, even as the picturesque calm of the hill station erupts with brutal violence, Afridi and the two agents piece together a bloody conspiracy of revenge and murder that could shake the very foundations of peace in the world

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Stephen Alter

Stephen Alter is the author of more than fifteen books of fiction and non-fiction. He has taught creative writing at the American University in Cairo and at MIT. His other books for younger readers include The Phantom Isles and Ghost Letters. He is the founding director of the Mussoorie Writers Mountain Festival. Most of the year, he lives in Mussoorie with his wife, Ameeta, and their three very large and ferociously affectionate dogs.

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