Pralay by Vineet Bajpai | Book Review


"“Even death is afraid of the White Mask…”

1700 BCE, Harappa – The devta of Harappa has fallen…tortured and condemned to the dungeons of the dead. His murdered wife’s pious blood falls on the sands of the metropolis, sealing the black fate of Harappa…forever.

2017, Banaras – A master assassin bites into cyanide, but not before pronouncing the arrival of an unstoppable, dark force. A maha-taantric offers a chilling sacrifice.

325 AD, Bithynian City (modern-day Turkey) – Unable to foresee the monster he was untethering, an extraordinary monarch commissions a terrifying world-vision spanning millennia.

1700 BCE, East of Harappa – A mystical fish-man proclaims the onset of Pralay - the extinction of mankind. The Blood River rises to avenge her divine sons.

What happens to the devta of Harappa? Is Vidyut truly the prophesied saviour? Who are the veiled overlords behind the sinister World Order? What was the macabre blueprint of the mysterious emperor at Bithynian City? Turn the pages to unravel one of the world’s greatest conspiracies and the haunting story of a lost, ancient civilization."


Vineet Bajpai


VB Performance LLP

Release date:

January 10th 2018

No. of Pages: 

Paperback, 315 Pages

"PRALAY - The Great Deluge" by Vineet Bajpai is a thrilling and intriguing sequel to his previous bestseller "Harappa - Curse Of The Blood River." The genre of the book is historical thriller. The title offers a good prospect of what lies in the pages of the book. The cover of the book is very attractive and intriguing.

The book started with the flashbacks of the previous book and then the story started. The author has a very unique style of storytelling that effortlessly weaves together millennia, characters and situations wonderfully. The characters of vidyut, matsya, vivasvan pujari is portrayed very well. The presentation of plot and facts was so well that it didn't get dull or boring at any point. The plot is constructed so well around different eras that you don’t feel that you suddenly jumped from one time period to another.

The book is well-researched and a must-read for a mythological, fiction and history lover. Eagerly awaiting the next book. Desperate to know the secret of the black temple now.

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