Sacred Games

by | Editor: Harper
Average vote of 433
| 13 total contributions of which 4 reviews , 9 quotes , 0 images , 0 notes , 0 video
Seven years in the making, Sacred Games is an epic of exceptional richness and power. Vikram Chandra's novel draws the reader deep into the life of Inspector Sartaj Singh—and into the criminal underworld of Ganesh Gaitonde, the most wanted gan ...Continua
Ha scritto il 30/08/15
per ora l'ho riposto. leggendo le recensioni pare ci voglia un po'di tempo per entrare nella storia. io però non la trovo interessante, e non riesco ad attendere 200 pagine! non so, ci ho riprovato ma questo autore mi ha sempre messa in difficoltà. ...Continua
Ha scritto il 17/04/13
Extremely interesting - engrossing - and well built story. I really loved it. It follows the stories of two men - a policeman and a criminal boss - who only meet briefly at the beginning. The point of view of the author is involved but not judgmental...Continua
Ha scritto il 09/03/11

I cried, honest to god, reading the second-to-last chapter. I had quite figured out who the ISI agent's mother was, but I cried nonetheless...

Luca Traversa
Ha scritto il 24/08/10
Big, dirty, vibrant, glorious, luxurious and squalid, just like Mumbai and modern India are. A classic cops and robbers novel (maybe not so classic) with the ambitions of a historical novel and an astonishing portrait of a city. Deeply suspenseful an...Continua

Ha scritto il Feb 17, 2008, 15:12
[...] ‘Better if it was all destroyed.’ He moved his hand flat above the table, in a cleaning gesture. ‘Then it can all start again, fresh. Otherwise, nothing will change. Like this, just like this, we'll go on.’It was astonishing to Sartaj that Kamb...Continua
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Ha scritto il Jan 24, 2008, 13:45
The lights changed, and the trucks came to life with a great roaring of horns and engines. Sartaj [...] thought about the troubles of poets and clever lawbreaking masterminds. You could carefully turn out the most elegant crime, and hide behind layer...Continua
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Ha scritto il Jan 23, 2008, 15:01
Sartaj had no answers, and he did not want to ask Parulkar. He had always kept himself clear of Parulkar's big business, away from knowledge of Parulkar's intricate network of patronage and money and connections. He did not want to know because he wa...Continua
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Ha scritto il Jan 23, 2008, 14:47
Sartaj left her with Umesh murmuring into her ear. Endearments, maybe, or whispered memories of their shared past. No, Sartaj was sure that Umesh was talking about the uncertain competence of the investigator she had acquired. Sartaj got a fragmented...Continua
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Ha scritto il Jan 20, 2008, 00:56
The next day I told Bunty to have flowers sent to Kamalahasan and Mani Ratnam, no name on the bouquets, just a card, ‘From a fan of Nayakan’. And that night when Jojo called I told her about how much we had all liked the film.She burst out laughing....Continua
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