[PDF] The Bard of Blood by Bilal Siddiqi



10 thoughts on “The Bard of Blood

  1. says:

    I looked up the book when Netflix announced they were collaborating with Red Chillies Productions to make a series on it plus the blurb seemed very promising And I tried to really like the book really despite figuring out who the inside mole is before the half way mark The problem is that this is not exactly a

  2. says:

    a generous 125 out of 5 In depth detailed analysis includedAfter reading this book it gave me a pause it made me think‘Could it be possible that I'd actually read something worse than this in the past’“NO” came a sad but resolute reply from the insideBut let’s not dwell on the negatives from the get go

  3. says:

    If I didn't know this was Bilal's first book I would have fervently scrummaged through the bookshelves for of his writings If I didn't know that he is only 20 yrs old and still in college I would have conjured up this image

  4. says:

    255The backdrop of the plot had a lot of potential but that was not explored in as much detail as I would have wished Too filmy As someone else said looks like a draft for a bollywood movie

  5. says:

    Linear storytelling inspired from countless flicks that forgo realism and nuance for action high points Lacks complex characters or the gritty action of Bourne books or the fine detailing of The Day of the Jackal I

  6. says:

    One thing to appreciate about Siddii is the amount of research he seems to have done He’s gotten the politics down pat He has a knack for it which he displays with the amount of information he seems to have acuired And for that alone he has my respectAnd I also appreciate the struggle of writing a novel at that young an age I did so I can relate The issue with The Bard of Blood is exactly the same flaw I point out in

  7. says:

    Just about the worst spy thriller book ever So amateurish that it is hard to put the stupidity of the book in words Unnecessary details take most of the space while the actual events start and finish too soon Useless

  8. says:

    The word which will perfectly describe this book is mawkish

  9. says:

    Really unrealistic

  10. says:

    Whenever I decide to read a book I first look at the summary to see whether it is likely to hold my interest The summary on the back of the book promised a racy thriller very Forsyth and Patterson in nature albeit in an Indian setting I haven't come across such books and was intrigued I started reading this book a day ago and finished it with ease It was one of those books that made you seek and A gripping plot with well defined surrounding

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Researched with the assistance of US and Indian intelligence agents war correspondents and the crime veteran S Hussain Zaidi The Bard of Blood takes you on a thrilling journey from the power corridors of RAW to the war torn terrain of BalochistanIn Delhi ex RAW boss Lieutenant General Sadi Sheikh is killed by a double agent Sadi’s killer is I looked up the book when Netflix announced they were collaborating with Red Chillies Productions to make a series on it plus the blurb seemed very promising And I tried to really like the book really despite figuring out who the inside mole is before the half way mark The problem is that this is not exactly a novel it s of a good first draft of a screenplay and it reads that way ueue hero entry scene pad up with some info ueue heroine entry scene some info add action scenes even highly emotional turns are written so blandly that they leave you untouched It s as cliched as a masala Bollywood film can be My biggest grouse was with the way the geo political landscape is explained The India Pak Baloch Afghan strife is a multi layered multi player minefield which makes for intense gripping read however many different ways it is written In this book reading about it was about as exciting as trying to cook cardboardThe only silver lining was that it will save me the trouble of watching the series later

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Ve RAW because of a disastrous mission in Balochistan in 2006 that was undertaken as part of the Indian secret service’s covert support of the Balochi rebels against the Pakistan government Kabir must now revisit those ghosts avenge his mentor and face his deadliest enemies Mullah Omar and the ISI while racing against time to save his count Really unrealistic

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A man who knows too much and is part of a diabolical plot to create what might become the Third World WarIn Mumbai literature professor Kabir Anand is settling down into his new life when a call from the PMO thrusts him back into the world he is trying hard to forget A brilliant agent who served under Sadi Sheikh Kabir has been forced to lea 255The backdrop of the plot had a lot of potential but that was not explored in as much detail as I would have wished Too filmy As someone else said looks like a draft for a bollywood movie