A series of strange events set off a chain of mysteries that appear to have the fabled city of Sambhala at their heart in Sambhala: The Journey Begins, a thriller by Shariful Hasan. This English translation is imbued with the adventure and magnificence of the original.
Summary of the Book
An old man in a Bangladeshi village begins to act in a strange manner. In Dacca, an undergraduate named Rashed is suspected for his involvement in a murder. When a thousand-year-old book goes missing in Shantinagar, a Satanic cult rushes from the shadows in search of it. What secret ties these occurrences together? What does the seemingly mad old man know, and what is the truth behind the myth of the fabled city of Sambhala? A world-famous archaeologist, Nikolas Carson, is trying to unravel the stories from the truth, and his hunt leads him to the hands of mysterious kidnappers in this action packed tale that races across the world.
About Shariful Hasan.
Shariful Hasan is a Bangladeshi novelist and sociology graduate. He is based in Dhaka, and this series of Bengali novels has won him much acclaim.
This novel was translated from the original Bengali into English by Arindam Mukherjee.
A gripping beginning!
An intriguing tale
A racy adventure thriller