The Taj Conspiracy is an exciting fictional novel, centred around the tensions between the two faiths - Hindu and Muslim. The book begins with Mehrunnisa who is a Mughal scholar discovering the murder of the supervisor of the Taj Mahal. With this finding, she stumbles upon a dangerous conspiracy which aims to destroy the Taj Mahal. She notes changes in the Quranic inscription at the tomb that suggest that the monument might have been of Hindu origin. This discovery, if proved true could be disastrous, sparking a controversy as strong as or in fact even stronger than the Ayodhya conflict. In trying to get to the bottom of this mystery and the cause of the conspiracy, Mehrunnisia gets trapped in the labyrinth beneath the tomb, unknown to the visitors.
Bound on one one side by Hindy parties who are trying to enforce their communal scheme and on the other by a terror attack from the Islamic extremists, she uncovers the plot of a devious mind, trying to divide the nation into two. to save the historical marvel, Mehrunisa has to overcome many hurdles - the prejudiced police and more importantly, her own inner demons. The book continuously maintains a level of high intrigue. Who is the face behind this horrible conspiracy? What does he want? Will Mehrunisa be able to stop him? Such questions keep you gripped and right on the edge, waiting to exhale. The book touches some seriously sensitive issues, giving it a controoversial stature. The author has written in his trademark creative writing flair. One of the most riveting titles in the market right now - The Taj Conspiracy' will keep you on the edge of your seats, as it comes with bucketloads of shocks and surprises.
Highly entertaining, and our very own Desi version of the Dan Brown books, The Taj Conspiracy is a thrilling read, to say the least. The book has a strong protagonist, with every aspect of her personality doing justice to her character. The author has free and easy to understand writing style. There has clearly been a lot of background research put into writing this book, as is evident by the fine detail about the Taj that the author goes into. This book is definitely a must read for all thriller fans as the author brings something new to the table of Indian Literature.
The book 'The Taj Conspiracy' has been written by an Indian author, Manreet Sodhi Someshwar. A graduate of the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, she has worked in diverse fields like consulting, marketing and advertising. She is a popular blogger and an award winning writer. Her debut novel , 'Earning the Laundry Stripes' was released in the year 2006. 'The Taj Conspiracy' is Manreet's third novel and the first of a three part trilogy and it was published on the date May 10, 2012 by Westland Limited, the publishing house. Drawing on the success of his previous books, this particular one had big boots to fill. And it doesn't fail to deliver the promise by packing a punch, thanks to the detailed and articulate writing nature of the author.
About the Publisher:
Westland Limited is a budding Indian publishing and distribution house. It includes Tranquebar press and East West Books with an experienced and enthusiastic team of designers and editors, based both in Delhi and Chennai, making it one of the very few publishing houses in India to bring the North and South together. The book is available in paperback binding, making it robust and easy to carry around. Buying this book will assure you 412 pages of pure awesomeness that you will not be able to put down. A very compelling read, it is a mark of Manreet Sodhi's literary achievement.
The book is exclusively available at junglee.com at a very reasonable price.