About The Book
Bankerupt is Ravi Subramanian's latest fictional work that you will not be able to put down until you're done. The book is a meticulously researched thriller that can be easily understood by the average reader who is not so well-versed with the world of banking. The book covers real world issues like the Gun Control Act and elections in America. You might even lose yourself in the twists and turns of book and wonder if it's fiction at all.
The book takes you through the lives of three individuals Cirisha, a research associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Adithya, an investment banker at Greater Boston Global Bank in Mumbai; and Cirisha's father, an emu breeder in Coimbatore. Three more characters from MIT are introduced later in the book - James Deahl, Michael Cardoza and Richard. Their six lives crash into each other creating utter chaos.
Richard is a research professor waiting to get tenured. Michael and James are sworn enemies. The National Rifle Association (NRA) asks Michael to work on a research assignment for them but he refuses and so James is approached by the NRA to study social psychology in relation to the Gun Control Act. Distrust sets in at this point and everybody has a motive to kill. Bankerupt, published in 2005 and is available in paperback (ISBN-10: 0143421387).
- The 320-page book is a great short read when you're in the mood for a thriller.
- The real and fictional worlds collide in this book by Ravi Subramanian, who has won the Economist Crossword Book Award two times in a row for his other works.