The Mine


Blurb: At a secret mining facility somewhere in the deserts of Rajasthan, an ancient place of worship, with disturbing carvings on its dome, is discovered buried deep inside the earth. Soon the miners find themselves in the grip of terrifying waking nightmares. One tries to mutilate himself. Worse follows.

Five experts are called in to investigate these strange occurrences. Sucked into a nightmare deep underground, they embark on a perilous journey; a journey that will change them forever, bringing them face-to-face with the most shattering truth of them all…

The greatest evil lies deep inside.

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CNN IBN [Link]

” Arnab Ray’s ‘The Mine’ is a diabolically smart thriller”…”As psychological thrillers and mind game fictions go, Ray’s book ranks at the top”… “thrilling read”

Telegraph [Link]

Darkness, fear, death and gore, The Mine has all the elements of a jolly horror jaunt. And the twist in the end is worth the read.

Bengal Post

After ages the booklovers of the country have been gifted with an out and out horror tale which is sincerely a rare occurrence in the genre of Indian writing in English… A must for people who love to stay gripped from the first to the finish of a book.

The Daily Pioneer [Link]

A dark, disturbing tale of horror… it’s bleak and it’s unputdownable..

DNA  (Warning: This review has spoilers)

Where the book scores is in the clever twists and turns the story takes and the way disjointed pieces come together. The end especially is a tour de force of masterful plotting.

The Sunday Guardian [Link]

Engrossing, eerie thriller that delivers.

Sakaal Times [Link]

The Mine’s strength lies in its details. Ray has made sure that the story proceeds with doses of gory details as the garnishing. Each time something comes up as an incident in the manifolds of twists, you are left aghast and gasping for breath.

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