Book Review: India’s Money Heist by Anirban Bhattacharyya

A nail-biting real incident!


Book Title: India’s Money Heist: The Chelembra Bank Robbery      

Author: Anirban Bhattacharyya

Format: Kindle

Published By: Penguin Random House India         

No. of pages: 304

Genre: Crime Non-Fiction

What to Expect?

  •  Expect an unputdownable thriller that will capture the reader’s mind.
  •  Expect a story that has interesting and well-researched characters.
  •  Expect a book that flashes before your eyes for its engaging narration.

Who Can Read?

This book is for those who love reading crime books and action-paced thrillers.

Book Review

India’s Money Heist: The Chelembra Bank Robbery by author Anirban Bhattacharyya is a gripping and mind-blowing bank robbery story set up in God’s own country, Kerala. It is a story with brave police officers and extremely dubious criminals on par with each other in their masterminds. The story, as said, is gripping and extremely fast-paced with all the incidents, investigations, and explorations. 

India's Money Heist by Anirban Bhattacharyya
India’s Money Heist by Anirban Bhattacharyya

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Anirban Bhattacharyya is known for his crime-nonfiction writing, and this happens to be his latest best! As a reader, my love for Indian authors grows when a feast-like book conquers my mind. And this book is a perfect example. Highly recommended for crime readers!

Grammar & Vocabulary

The language in the book is easy and understandable, with a good vocabulary.

Writing Style

Author Anirban Bhattacharyya is famous for his engaging narration and extremely researched storylines. His story-telling also includes the back stories of every character present in the story that will reflect their present behavior in the plot. The convincing writing style of Anirban is his strength, and readers will surely have a great time reading his stories. 

In this book, the author’s well-balanced writing surely captures the reader’s interest. 

What did I like?

1. The story-telling

2. The police and criminal characters

3. Intrinsic details of the happenings

What could have been better?

The book is a perfect narration with well-written characters, and nothing more will make it better other than more pages of thrilling story!

Entertainment Quotient

A perfect entertainer with a wholesome story!

Pick it if

  • You like to read books based on real crimes that happened in India.
  • You want to explore books that have great characters.

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