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THE WATCH

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Pressing parallels to Greek drama, this Indian author's ambitious but poorly structured third novel is about an Afghanistan War episode. The setting is a U.S. combat outpost in Kandahar province, a Taliban stronghold. The guys are spooked. An ambush in the surrounding mountains has claimed two of them. That was followed by an insurgent attack during a blinding sandstorm, leaving four Americans ... Read full review

Review: The Watch

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com

Following a desperate nightlong battle, a group of beleaguered soldiers in an isolated base in Kandahar are faced with a lone woman demanding the return of her brother's body. Is she a spy, a black widow, a lunatic, or is she what she claims to be: a grieving young sister intent on burying her brother according to local rites? Singleminded in her mission, she refuses to move from her spot on the ... Read full review

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Review: The Watch

User Review  - Naeem - Goodreads

Dear Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya, I threw your book down on the floor after finishing it and yelled, “No! no! no!” The first chapter is perhaps one of the most brilliant I have read: tight, exact ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

This is my first Goodreads review. The Watch is an insanely good book. Moving, intelligent, and very provocative, I defy anyone who can finish it without feeling complicit. As well, the humor that ... Read full review

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