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The Rataban Betrayal

The Rataban Betrayal

Stephen Alter
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An American agent is shot in cold blood, in the sleepy town of Mussoorie. His killing is linked to the deaths of two guards at a remote Indo-Tibetan Border Police outpost. Both the CIA and RAW respond immediately, sending highly trained undercover agents to investigate.
Colonel Afridi-who keeps an eagle eye on India’s high-altitude borders- notices signs of dangerous activity along frozen Himalayan frontiers, echoing the treacherous history of a mountain called Rataban. Then, even as the picturesque calm of the hill station erupts with brutal violence, Afridi and the two agents piece together a bloody conspiracy of revenge and murder that could shake the very foundations of peace in the world

Imprint: India Penguin Metro Reads

Published: Jul/2013

ISBN: 9780143418726

Length : 408 Pages

MRP : ₹299.00

The Rataban Betrayal

Stephen Alter

An American agent is shot in cold blood, in the sleepy town of Mussoorie. His killing is linked to the deaths of two guards at a remote Indo-Tibetan Border Police outpost. Both the CIA and RAW respond immediately, sending highly trained undercover agents to investigate.
Colonel Afridi-who keeps an eagle eye on India’s high-altitude borders- notices signs of dangerous activity along frozen Himalayan frontiers, echoing the treacherous history of a mountain called Rataban. Then, even as the picturesque calm of the hill station erupts with brutal violence, Afridi and the two agents piece together a bloody conspiracy of revenge and murder that could shake the very foundations of peace in the world

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Stephen Alter

Stephen Alter is the author of seven books of fiction and five books of non-fiction, most recently Fantasies of a Bollywood Love Thief:Inside the World of Indian moviemaking. He has co-edited (with Wimal Dissanayake) The Penguin Book of Modern Indian Short Stories. As a writer-in-residence at MIT, he received both a Guggenheim and a Fulbright fellowship.
Stephen Alter now lives and writes in India.

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