The Vision

Smriti Publishers
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A lyrical novel of Aniruddha Bose’s ‘Dekha’ (in Bengali) rendered in English as THE VISION explores the answers to these questions through an array of characters. Here the author takes the reader on a guided tour of India showing its rich culture and traditions behind the apparent poverty. He brings forth the cry of human soul that lurks behind the glittering façade of wealth and luxury of the West. Then through the eyes of the main character, Srabasti, the intellectual reader understands the real philosophy. Looking at this philosophy is THE VISION.
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About the author

Aniruddha Bose, born on 19th September 1955 in Kolkata,  has written several books in Bengali and English.

BENGALI NOVELS

His first book ANWESHAN created a sensation to the style, presentation, theme, and philosophy in Bengali Literature. His second novelNISHABDE reflected another philosophy. NISHABDE is a tale of a mosaic of conflicting paradigms. It represented India at the London Book Fair. His third novel DEKHA was again a reflection of highlighting the east through the vision of young British lady of Indian origin, coming to visit India. This also mesmerised the readers with its unique theme. In his fourth novel  CHAKRA a psychological murder thriller, has tried to break the standard norms of both in the east and west, with a new concept of his knowledge of science and medicine and redefining murder in a new philosophy. His next novel TOMAKE based on applying physics and mathematical concepts is a sweet lyrical love story literature in an unfathomed form. 

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Publisher
Smriti Publishers
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Published on
Aug 31, 2016
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Pages
137
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / General
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There are twists in the tale that suddenly come down on the reader as bolts from the blue. That is expected in a top class thriller. What this book additionally possesses is the touch of universal melancholy that affects every thinking man and woman of every nationality.

Greedy international big shots conspire to conquer the world, and spill the blood of the innocent and guilty alike. Small-time characters are trapped in this web engulfed by the events beyond their control and comprehension. Amidst this chaos, there remains a blind Buddhist monk in an isolated monastery in the high Himalayas, who think about these chaotic currents. He sits in his isolated shrine, watching and analysing the events in the world, like the Nimrod.

The protagonist of the story, a highly intelligent young lady who is fortunate enough to get teachings from the contrasting two worlds, the modern western as well as the timeless philosophy of Hinduism and Buddhism, gets caught in the web and flows along the current.

Besides searching the reasons of the murders, she also searches for the reason of her existence, or rather the existence and meaning of the life as a whole. 
Does she reach her destination?

Aniruddha Bose narrates the story in his inimitable style, and draws the reader like a powerful magnet. The story culminates in a startling revelation of the truth. To find it, and to find your own truth, you have to read this unusual book.
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Aniruddha Bose’s thriller PURSUIT is something different from its genre. It has everything a thriller possess - multiple mysterious murders; beautiful sirens; handsome hunks; powerful men who can change the world; a staggering international conspiracy; highly complex international geo-economics and politics; the just dose of sex and so on. However, what makes it stand out in the crowd is its philosophy, the humanitarian angle and the universal message of peace and harmony.
There are twists in the tale that suddenly come down on the reader as bolts from the blue. That is expected in a top class thriller. What this book additionally possesses is the touch of universal melancholy that affects every thinking man and woman of every nationality.

Greedy international big shots conspire to conquer the world, and spill the blood of the innocent and guilty alike. Small-time characters are trapped in this web engulfed by the events beyond their control and comprehension. Amidst this chaos, there remains a blind Buddhist monk in an isolated monastery in the high Himalayas, who think about these chaotic currents. He sits in his isolated shrine, watching and analysing the events in the world, like the Nimrod.

The protagonist of the story, a highly intelligent young lady who is fortunate enough to get teachings from the contrasting two worlds, the modern western as well as the timeless philosophy of Hinduism and Buddhism, gets caught in the web and flows along the current.

Besides searching the reasons of the murders, she also searches for the reason of her existence, or rather the existence and meaning of the life as a whole. 
Does she reach her destination?

Aniruddha Bose narrates the story in his inimitable style, and draws the reader like a powerful magnet. The story culminates in a startling revelation of the truth. To find it, and to find your own truth, you have to read this unusual book.
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