Saturday, 14 November 2015

KHEL - The Writings by Vishal Goswami


"The abandoned Haveli in Brahmdev, a hill station near Mumbai, is known amongst the local population to be haunted. People keep away from it. A group of youngsters decide to explore it and what follows is a horrifying reality they do not live to relate. Sanya Sharma is an investigative journalist, with a shattered life and a grieving past. Having lost her husband and little daughter within a span of six months, her once perfect life is a distant dream. Depressed, unable to concentrate on work and barely paying attention to her ten-year-old son, she takes help in alcohol and regular visits to her psychiatrist. Her last chance at redemption in a case of mysterious deaths on small hill station. What follows is a series of mysterious, eerie and horrifying events that Sanya cannot understand and finally with the help of a local police inspector turned friend, it draws upon her that the Hannted Haveli is not just small town hocus-pocus but a reality that had turned on her. The evil that she encounters slowly affects everything around her and she knows that it will finally consume her. But why? What were the deep, dark secrets of the Haveli’s past? What was the Nawab family’s past? Who is the old woman haunting her? What are the cards and what is the card game? How is such a horrifying situation merely a game and how is she to play it? Why do the writings on the cards come true and people die? She has to find a way to save herself and her son from the evil and the game of cards that makes everything come true. People around her are dying one by one making her wonder why she is spared. Will she play the final KHEL – The Writings – or will it be the evil that will end the game? "

I like the writing style of the author. Its  like i am reading a film script. There is Horror,suspense,scary, fun.
Sometimes its get dull and repetitive and  the story revolves around ghost "Chudel ".

 The immense doors of the Haveli opens, its the  story of a haunted house in a desolate location where a group of friends are found dead. There is Thunder of the clouds.More flashes of lightening followed.The haveli belongs to the Nawab of Chandarpur.

The characterization is done well -Krish, Ayesha, Anjali, Amit . 
They all are funny,try to tease others and make fun.They set cameras in haveli to capture the ghosts , to prove that there is no such thing like 'Ghosts ' . 
The author has very must tried to scare the readers .I was shivering , i felt like Goosebumps, coulnt resist to read it full.

Overall its a entertaining & timepass read .  Like you are watching a film . 
I think its a must read. It was good attempt.I WOULD RATE THIS BOOK 4 OUT OF 5 STARS. 

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