Title: The Curse of Surya
Author: Dev Prasad
Publisher: Random House Publishers India Private Limited
Number Of Pages: 320
The Curse of Surya, author Dev Prasad's new book, is a Dan Brown styled crime thriller. It follows Sangeeta Rao, a singapore based Indian journo, along with the suave Alan Davies as they decipher the clues to find a 5000 year old jewel.
Although the story starts off slowly with the first couple of chapter being rather vague, the plot only evolves and intensifies as the story progresses. It then advances at breakneck speed, making it imperative to read it in one reading - perfect for train journeys and short flights. Finishing The Curse of Surya feels like taking a huge breath at the start and only breathing out on the last page. It is interesting, engaging and plausible.
Moreover it caters to a variety of genres and it is attractive option for history buffs, mythology devotees, action enthusiasts, Dan Brown fans and even readers of travelogue.