A Piece of the Giant
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Saga of betrayal and broken promises

PLOT:- Strong and riveting, one that has the power to ruffle some feathers even today i.e. nearly seven decades after the British were shown the door and India was declared a Sovereign Socialist Secular Democratic Republic.The events that unfold post Independence expose many who were associated with the freedom movement and made tall promises. The book while exposing them also gives food for thought regarding the plight of the common man who till this day yearns for a proper roof over his hea...
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Geeta Nair

25 Jan, 2016

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Don't Miss it!

The Brown Sahebs is a historical fiction written by Anupam Srivastava & published by Vitasta publishing house. It is the debut work of the author who used to work as a journalist for The Times of India hence his connection with one of the character was obvious who too is a journalist.

The story starts around the time when India was struggling to get freedom from British rule with one of the main character the Raja of Teekra, a kingdom near Lucknow. The story describes how he befriends freedo...
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Chittajit Mitra

18 Jan, 2016

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A wonderful read and a recommended buy!

The Brown Sahebs is a very interesting account of India after independence. Author Anupam Srivastava has done a great job of making the novel a wonderful read.



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This is one story that stands apart and stands tall, kudos to the author for having the courage to write on a not-so-easy subject. This classic book presents an insight to India’s past following the thread of the present. The protagonist of the story Pratap is an extremely carefully thought of and ...
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Readomania

8 Jul, 2015

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excellent blend of fiction and history of the colonial times!

Loved reading this excellent work by an upcoming young writer which takes us to preindependence timesand gives us a deep understanding of the evolution of present day Babus,the civil servants aptly christened as 'The brown sahebs'.
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Navdeep Rathore

25 Mar, 2015

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Amazing fictional account of betrayal in Independent India

"A Piece of the Giant' is Anupam Srivastava's first novel after being a journalist for leading newspapers in India for many years. When I read the novel, I was amazed by the writer's clear understanding of the history of modern India and his ability to weave a story that unravels a saga of betrayal, deception and duplicity of India's ruling class in post-indendent India. The novel comes at a time when the people of India have registered their anguish and have been up in arms over issues of co...
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Pankaj Anand

Certified Buyer, New Delhi

6 Feb, 2013

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