On the Trail of Thugs and Thieves: True Accounts of Crime from the Hindi Heartland
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ISBN: 9788196043360 Pages: 167 Size: 129 x 198 mm Book Binding: Paperback Weight: 300 gm.
About The Book
This book curated by Indiaâ€™s favourite crime-writing duo includes gripping accounts of sensational burglaries from the Hindi heartland during the period late 1970s to early 2000s.
The narrative non-fiction style is brilliantly used which makes the book engaging.
The fast-paced chronicles laced with wit, humour and wisdom bring out many interesting dimensions of crimes and its origins.
About Alokeï»¿ Lal
Aloke Lal is a former Indian Police Service officer whose exploits have won him accolades from many quarters, including two medals awarded by the President of India: one for 'Long and Meritorious Services' and the other for 'Distinguished Services'. In his long and industrious career, he helmed challenging assignments in the crime-infested belts of Kanpur, Lucknow, Shahjahanpur, Pilibhit and Moradabad, and rose to the top rank of Director-General of Police. He is the bestselling author of The Barabanki Narcos: Busting India's Most Notorious Drug Cartel.
Maanas Lal is a prolific writer with hundreds of published articles to his credit. His writings range from fiction and social satire to changing trends in national politics. He is also an award-winning artist whose exhibitions of photography, painting and digital art have made waves across the art world. His repertoire as an artist includes numerous book covers and illustrations, and his soft skills and art workshops are a regular feature in India's leading schools and professional institutions.