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Dragon Fire

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Based on real happenings in Asia, this story tells of an attempt to liberate Tibetan religious leaders which escalates into China helping a Pakistani invasion of India, using nuclear weapons. The US, Europe and Japan find themselves aligned against China, with Russia in the background.
Paperback, 448 pages
Published August 10th 2001 by Pan Publishing (first published 2000)
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Siddharth Kharkar
Best Indo-Pak war sim I have ever read.
Shannon Zirkle-prabhakar
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Abhishek
Jul 17, 2014 Abhishek rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: History lovers, Military fiction enthusiasts
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A very interesting read relating to Asian politics. The only problem is that it was originally written before 9/11, so the response of America as shown in this book would have been very different from what it would have done if the war had actually taken place in 2007. Also in reality America would have tried to avert the war. Also Russia's response was a bit of surprise.
Other than that the story played out beautifully and was as close to reality as the conditions permitted. India, China and Pak
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Kym Andrew Robinson
Another good Hawskley book on 'potential' developments in the World. This one focuses on Central Asia and specifically with a war between India and Pakistan.

The book should hold your interest and like most in this genre one should not over analyse and seek to make a debate, instead enjoy them as the authors imaginative display of his knowledge and creativity.

Over all it is a fun adventure.

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Kushmakar Sharma
This is one of those mind-blowing fictions that narrows the line between fiction and reality. The author cleverly weaves the nitty-gritties of Asian politics into a fictional war account which is both informative and scary. Each chapter is just 2-3 pages long which makes this one a real page-turner.
Sukan Sethi
A follow up from the novel Dragon Strike, this very interesting novel simulates a war fought on one side by India vs China and Pakistan on the other side.
Proton Bombs, Nuclear Bombs and thrilling story line that might one day come true, will surely fire up your imagination.
Bibek Kumar Bajaj
A beautifully well thought book which gives a fantastic insight about the critical political scenario of the world. The description of the war taking place was so licely and vivid that it made me beleive for a sceond that we are actually on a war and m reading the newspaper.
Ribhu Rathore
Gripping page turner ...raises a scary scenario of India vs Pakistan war with China orchestrating the show ...as the 3 nuclear neighbors face off ..very well researched down to pointing out India's army posts accurately !
Ishan Nag
I read this book in my first year , and for few days i was in total awe with book .
The pleasure you get when you pick up a book at random and it turns out to be so good .
A must read definitely
Donald Pryde
A great read

Second of 3 books about a future with China as an emerging superpower and possible consequences through war with different countries.
Praveen
good n thrilling book..but the climax s not to my taste..i think we all would have liked to have a more optimistic finale!
Vikram Barate
Unique way of writing!!
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Humphrey Hawksley is a journalist and an author who has been a foreign correspondent for the BBC since the early 1980s.

Hawksley was educated at the Junior and Senior schools of St. Lawrence College, an independent school for boys (now co-educational), in the coastal seaside town of Ramsgate in Kent, in south east England.

After school, Hawksley joined the Merchant Navy, and sailed across the world.
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