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Red Maize Paperback – 23 Sep 2015

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Product Description Review An Amazon Rising Star of Spring 2016 : Danish Rana’s powerful debut novel Red Maize is a brutal examination of Kashmir a land that is caught between the Indian army and the terrorists where suffering hatred and ghastly violence is altogether common. The story chronicles the battle between the Indian military led by Colonel Rathore and gun-toting militants led for the most part by a local boy named Shakeel the second son of a local widow named Kausar Jan who is drawn to the call for jihad preached by the terrorists. Shakeel commands an unnamed unit and is responsible for orchestrating fidayeen strikes and bomb blasts. Colonel Rathore is determined to bring about Shakeel’s end once and for all and return to the relative peace of Jaipur where he can go on with a normal life. In the ensuing battle between the two many lives are lost. Innocent men and women are tortured and raped and houses get blown to smithereens. The writer chronicles in vivid detail the dire human cost of war and the brutal reality of life under military rule. The atmosphere setting and conflict of the book remain authentic to the place and its people the writer is currently the Inspector General Jammu Range and therefore well versed with the region. The writer paints a powerful gut wrenching portrait of how both the military and the militants have spilled enough blood to turn the cheerful golden hue of the maize harvested in the Kashmir valley into a dark crimson red. - Editorial Reviews About the Author Danesh Rana is an Indian Police Service officer of the Jammu and Kashmir cadre.Having seen the conflict closely the author tries to depict the painful nuances of a colossal human tragedy of our times.

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