By Mainak Dhar
A SUPERHERO event FROM the writer OF THE AMAZON.COM number 1 SCI-FI BESTSELLER, ALICE IN DEADLAND
SOON TO BE an enormous movie PRODUCED through THE ANIL KAPOOR movie corporation IN INDIA
First released in paperback as 'Herogiri' by way of Random residence India, 2010.
What occurs whilst destiny chooses a regular guy for a unprecedented mission?
Arnab Bannerjee has little pleasure in his lifestyles except monitoring down lacking books because the Assistant Librarian in a small collage in Delhi. All that adjustments at some point while he's crushed and left for lifeless after a theft. Arnab awakens to find that he has constructed incredible superhuman powers and he attempts to grasp his new¬found powers and to exploit them for strong. As a hooded superhero he's taking to the streets on a one-man campaign opposed to injustice. although he quickly realizes that during a society the place the one energy that issues comes from having cash or the correct connections, one guy, even a superhero, could make little difference.
When he embarks on a last, determined project, he realizes that to prevail, he has to turn into part of the very procedure he loathes via tapping right into a motley set of allies resembling the Minister who desires to use his powers to rig elections, the corrupt policeman who shot Arnab for exposing him and the company wealthy person who desires to signal him up as a model ambassador!
At one point, Heroes R Us seeks to entertain with a delightfully modern tackle the superhero style, and at one other point it asks the provocative query of no matter if at midnight and corrupt occasions we are living in, there's anyplace left for heroes. Slumdog Millionaire meets Spiderman during this fascinating novel that may entertain and make you think that on the comparable time.
BONUS content material in this eBook:
- The Making of Heroes R Us- the starting place of this novel within the author's personal words
- loose pattern of Vimana, the technology fiction mystery by way of Mainak Dhar
Praise for the paperback edition:
"Strikes a chord someplace, chronicling his trip from a no one right into a a person and this subject for a dream - to dream immense, really - is what makes it endearing. total a decent try out, Dhar attempts to weave the superhuman lifestyles with modern; Leaves the reader with the sensation that desire floats, after all!"
- IBN Live
"The plot, thereafter, is enticing, and healthy Bollywood movie fabric. Herogiri ends on a excessive word, the motion series within the stadium is complicated yet exciting."
- Hindustan Times
"A pleasant tackle the superhero genre."
"Excellent stability among large powers and what they pass over, Herogiri additionally has a shockingly clean tackle politics and society. Arnab 'GA' Bannerjee is the unpretentious hero you will want by way of your side.... the main tremendous guy ever, this affable, retiring 25-year previous is most likely the main likeable of all characters you shall meet this summer."
- monetary Express
"Here's a delightfully enticing and clean tackle the superhero genre.... racy strong as opposed to evil curler coaster"
- Mid Day
- Tehelka journal
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And that was once how Tolstoy lured Arnab to what a yes demise. while Arnab reached the financial institution, he anticipated to determine Pandey, the safety protect, sitting open air, smoking a cigarette and scratching his amble abdominal. Pandey did strike a fierce determine from afar along with his historic double-bore gun, yet as soon as he had confessed to Arnab that he hadn’t loaded his gun for years. on the time, Arnab had shared in his laughter, the idea of crime touching their sleepy campus seeming so far-fetched a prospect. Arnab peered into the financial institution in the course of the grills at the door, and couldn’t see Jayantada at any place. He made up our minds that on account that he was once there, he may perhaps besides withdraw a few money. while he entered the financial institution, first thing that struck him was once simply how unnaturally quiet it was once. there has been not one of the ordinary gossiping one of the tellers, not one of the off-key making a song of the urchin who ferried round cups of over-sweet tea, and no shouting by means of an irate buyer. as an alternative, every body frozen in position. Arnab questioned what to do, after which walked as much as the closest teller, a plump woman who sweating profusely regardless of the air con. With just a handful of employees on the small department, he had come to grasp such a lot of them on a primary identify foundation, and he walked as much as her with a cheery smile. ‘Excuse me, Uma, I’d wish to withdraw a few money. ’ No reaction. actually, she didn’t even search for at Arnab. Arnab cleared his throat to get her realization, and used to be starting to get aggravated at what he observed as one other instance of slovenly carrier at a public area financial institution. He was once approximately to invite her if she had had a nasty day while a noisy voice shattered the silence within the room. ‘Which one in all you idiots forgot to fasten the door? do you need the law enforcement officials to only stroll in? ’ Arnab rotated to work out a tremendous guy swagger out from the bank’s vault, wearing a revolver in a single hand and a wide canvas bag within the different. smaller males who the objective of his abuses him. Out of the nook of his eye, Arnab may see the teller attempting to inform him whatever, yet ahead of he may flip to stand her, the big guy had ran into him, sending him awesome again, his glasses flying into the space. Arnab had gained few awards in class, yet one doubtful contrast he had earned used to be being voted ‘Most more likely to move Blind’ as a result of his love of interpreting and the truth that by the point he handed out of faculty, the facility of his glasses was once approximately at double digits. with no his glasses, he was once as blind as a bat, and in attempting to regular himself, Arnab misplaced his grab at the heavy e-book he was once sporting. Arnab could later mirror that it used to be the only such a lot irrational act of his lifestyles, yet a reflex motion made him achieve out for the publication. He didn’t fairly have the capacity to seize it, yet his correct hand struck the sting of the publication, sending the cumbersome quantity crashing into the financial institution robber’s face. the following factor Arnab knew, he was once mendacity flat at the flooring, the wind completely knocked out of him. The robber used to be mendacity a couple of toes clear of him, bleeding from the nostril.