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Samit Basu
Samit Basu is a writer of books, films and comics. His first novel, The Simoqin Prophecies, published by Penguin India in 2003, when Samit was 23, was the first book in the bestselling Gameworld Trilogy and marked the beginning of Indian English fantasy writing. The other books in the trilogy are... show more

Samit Basu is a writer of books, films and comics. His first novel, The Simoqin Prophecies, published by Penguin India in 2003, when Samit was 23, was the first book in the bestselling Gameworld Trilogy and marked the beginning of Indian English fantasy writing. The other books in the trilogy are The Manticore's Secret and The Unwaba Revelations. Samit's other novels include a YA novel, Terror on the Titanic, and a superhero novel, Turbulence.Turbulence was published in the UK and US to rave reviews. It won Wired's Goldenbot Award as one of the books of 2012.Basu's work in comics ranges from historical romance to zombie comedy, and includes diverse collaborators, from X-Men/Felix Castor writer Mike Carey to Terry Gilliam and Duran Duran. His next GN, Local Monsters, is to be published in 2013.Samit was born in Calcutta, educated in Calcutta and London, and currently divides his time between Delhi and Mumbai. He can be found on Twitter, @samitbasu, and at samitbasu.com
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deepti
deepti rated it 8 years ago
Turbulence was an alright book, but if you're just starting out with Samit Basu, I'd recommend the Simoquin Prophecies
Nitya
Nitya rated it 9 years ago
Was disappointing. Enjoyed the Simoquin Prophecies waaay more.
the terror of whatever
the terror of whatever rated it 12 years ago
I don't have a lot to say about it, I guess. This is the 2nd volume, which I didn't realize until after I'd started, but hey. Definitely curious to dig into some of the other Virgin Comics, which are all Indian-culture related. This one was a little talky in places and I had trouble keeping all the ...
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