The Realistic and Gripping Novel of the Next War
A lone Antonov-32 transport aircraft flies through dawn light over the Himalayas and approaches the Tibetan capital Lhasa. Far to the west, Pakistani multi-role combat aircraft roar across the Line-of-Control in Kashmir.
DRAGONFIRE explores the three-edged war so dreaded in Asia
Vikas Swarup’s colourful answer to Humphrey’s question:
“When will you write the great Indo-Pacific thriller that will shake the world to its senses?”
A novel that describes a Chinese nuclear attack on India and a fifth war between India and Pakistan should not be dismissed as fiction, India’s defense minister has said.
New Delhi, India (AP)
The political and historical backdrop against which he writes is real. The dramatis personae couldn’t have been more real. The fictional denouement stands out as a call for reason to assert before time runs out. I commend this book to every Indian.
George Fernandez, Minister of Defense, India