ESCAPE TO NOWHERE BY AMAR BHUSHAN PDF
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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Perhaps, real life spy craft is just drab, unexciting and repetitive like this rather than the dashing adventure of blondes, brunettes and redheads that one sees in the Bond movies. Good story, could have been told better http: Konark Publishers- Intelligence officers – pages. He now lives in Jasidih, a sleepy village in the state of Jharkhand Prashant Badiger rated it it was amazing Jul 08, 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.
Escape To Nowhere is literature and in the guise of fiction, albeit thinly disguised, Amar Bhushan attempts to explain not justify his actions. Well, there is one, without action. The narration is not captivating and even if you skip 10 pagesyou wouldn’t miss the sequence.
Hardly worth a read, unless you are interested in a garrulous self serving defense of a discredited RAW officer written in the form of a daily diary. Aug 06, Ganesh rated it it was amazing.
Raman, who retired from RAW and wrote newspaper columns on secur There are books written by many investigative journalists which unravel the mystery behind the spectacular onwhere of espionage of renowned spies like Kim Philby of MI6, Markus Wolfe of the Stasi, Aldrich Ames of the CIA and so on. Kao, who used to head RAW in the s, being bhushann as one of the top six spy masters in the world during his time by the French Intelligence service.
This is a story of how a senior official at IB became spy and started taking out secret information.
Escape to Nowhere by Amar Bhushan (2 star ratings)
Loosely inspired bya true incident that took place in when a senior intelligence tk suspected of being escapee spy for cecades vanished. Music, Politics and Dress.
Save my name, email, escapd website in this browser for the next time I comment. Mar 19, Avinash rated it really liked it. Sumit rated it really liked it Jan 01, In both cases, building an asset is a tortuous process, fraught with prospects of frequent failures.
There are books written by many investigative journalists which unravel the mystery behind the spectacular life of espionage of renowned spies like Kim Philby of MI6, Markus Wolfe of the Stasi, Aldrich Ames of the CIA and so on. On the other side, some loose editing at a couple of places Want to Read saving….
You only get as far as Nepal, buhshan too in a jeep. But in the book, he starts the investigation on a simple fscape from one of the junior officers that only says the said officer is asking too many questions to people from other departments. To ask other readers questions about Escape to Nowhereplease sign up. Shambuka Rama Three tales retold by Mukunda Rao. However, due to his compulsive habit of dissenting, his passion to experiment with new and bold ideas, his penchant for rallying behind lost causes and his intense dislike for stereotypes, he always remained an outsider in his profession.
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And trying bhusjan figure out whom he meets and what he talks to them. Poornima rated it it was ok Apr 21, There are no discussion topics on nowgere book yet. I loved the part dealing with covert internal surveillance of colleagues under the needle of suspicion.
What they achieve despite the resistance, if true, is already a good mark for the state of our intelligence folks. Finally, the suspect and his wife escape under a new name via Nepal. But, who has the time and patience to pick the chaff from akar grain.? An inquiry is promptly launched and Ravi, the suspect is placed under an elaborate regime of surveillance. The investigation subsequently throws up a huge amount of 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 the Agency, India’s External Intelligence Service.
Return to Book Page. If a book raises so much curiosity, it does succeed at a level. The only passage in the book where there is some perceptive observation is in the Epilogue when the author writes about investigative journalism.
These are my thoughts after reading this book that has obviously been written by an insider, otherwise, I have no views on the intelligence agencies whatsoever.
As the story enters 96th Day, paradoxical consequences follow. Because it is being written by a formal bureaucrat and it is meant to be informative, we should not spent much time in criticizing it with literary genres. You Want Bh Darker? So, tk is left with the impression that a rather incompetent, two-bit spy in RAW did some treachery by transferring material to foreigners and then escaped easily through Nepal even as he was under watch by RAW all along.
Jan 20, Raghu rated it it was ok. Towards the end I had to rush through to complete to know the end of the suspect. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Sep 19, Soumitra Bhattacharyya rated it it was ok. Lists with This Book. 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.
As panic sets in, investigators acrimoniously debate whether to allow the suspect to walk free or physically force him to own up his crime. Investigating the professional pasts escale Supreme Court Judges. The narration is not captivating and even if you skip 10 pagesyou wouldn’t miss the sequence.