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  • Published: 8 August 2014
  • ISBN: 9780670922598
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 368
  • RRP: $25.00

The Siege

Three Days of Terror Inside the Taj



Trapped inside the Taj - with terrorists. A searing account of the 2008 horror siege at Mumbai's famous Taj Hotel.

On 26th November 2008 the Taj Mahal Palace hotel in Mumbai is besieged by Pakistani Islamists, armed with explosives and machine guns.

For three days, guests and staff of the hotel are trapped as the terrorists run amok.

On 29th November commandos launch Operation Black Tornado. The world holds its breath.

The Siege is a helter-skelter thriller, threaded with powerful human stories. By turns tragic and heroic, the events are told through a cast of real characters, who were thrown together in the luxurious, century-old Taj: waiters, chefs, captains of industry, hedge funders, celebrities, tourists, policemen, special forces and terrorists. For the first time, this astonishing book takes us through the news footage and into the heart of the hotel. Each hostage has a choice: hide, run or fight. What would you do?

  • Published: 8 August 2014
  • ISBN: 9780670922598
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 368
  • RRP: $25.00

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