Sunday, 22 May 2016

Book Review- Let The Game Begin! by Sandeep Sharma

Book Name- Let The Game Begin
Author- Sandeep Sharma
Genre- Fictional Thriller
Price- ₹165


Two kingdoms, Chaturanga and Sarprakt, separated by a mystic mountain range are at war with each other since ages. Chaturanga, ruled by King Viratha, is soon bestowed with a dynamic heir, and the whole kingdom is drowned in rituals and festivity. On the other side, Sarprakt is executing a cruel conspiracy. King Viratha, crippled by the conspiracy, urges the mysterious man of the mountain to devise a method to recreate the conspiracy and that gave birth to ‘The Game of Chess.

Serial killings shock the nation as the police are rendered clueless. The killer leaves behind a trail of chess pieces with a strange message. Random people are murdered. Connoisseurs of different fields – History, Chess and the Security forces – have united as the next intended victim is the most powerful person of the country.How is Chess involved in the whole scenario? How will they find a man who died 4000 years ago? Can a person defy the laws of nature? Does history really repeat itself? Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

REVIEW- Mysterious, Enthralling and Interesting. Three words for this wonderful piece of art. The book holds your attention from the very first page till the last page and you crave for its sequel. Story runs from past to present in a very fashionable manner that it forces the reader to complete it in one go.

Book Cover and Title- Book Title is attractive, creats curiosity to read the story it holds. Book cover is okay.
Blurb was interesting and catches the attention of the reader.

Language- Language is simple and inviting. Even the new reader will find the book easy to read.

Narration- Narration of the book is commendable. Narration is the key of perfect suspense, thriller novel and author has great narrative skills. Though, there's always something to improve.

Storyline and Plot- The Storyline is surely engaging. The prologue creates some questions in the minds of readers which were answered later. I liked the way author balanced between the past and present story.
Entry of Vyaapi is what makes the story so interesting. Every page creates curiosity and urges to reveal the truth behind the mysteries.

There are some typing mistakes which should be considered in the 2nd edition of the book. I find the book almost flawless except few grammatical mistakes.

Overall an interesting book to read and surely it will entertain you till the core.

Book Title and Cover- 3.8/5
Language Justification- 4.5/5
Storyline and Plot- 4.5/5

Final Rating- 4.5/5

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