The Chicken and the Quail
by Nissar Ahmed A. Naik
The Chicken and the Quail by Nissar Ahmed A. Naik is a science fiction novel with a difference - it's based on a real-life science experiment.
A dead man stands up, and boards a flight to Singapore from Mumbai. Has he faked his death to escape financial troubles? Have the doctors who certified him dead been his accomplices? Or, has an imposter boarded the plane using his passport?
Eventually when the police unravel the mystery, it is so mind boggling that it sends tremors around the world.
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Praise for the Book
"This certainly is one of the best thrillers I have ever read. It reads like an interesting crime thriller until it reaches the point -the climax -where it becomes clear that it is science fiction. It gave me a real spine chilling experience. Once I started reading ,could not leave it till finish ; so much gripping and enjoyable. It made me sit up and think what would happen if this idea translates into reality. [...] Full marks. Superb!!!" ~ Rehan Khatib
"This book made me lose a few hours of sleep. I simply had to finish it. The book turns out better than the synopsis promises. The author really makes his readers think." ~ Amazon Customer
"Read this book for its fast paced entertainment ... and be prepared to be overwhelmed by the ending. My mind is still wobbling." ~ Rahul
"This book is a must read for thriller and sci-fi fans alike. I am sure it won't leave you disappointed. My best wishes to Mr Nissar and I hope to read more of his books in future!" ~ kamal nayan bhatt
"It is a very technically written medical thriller with a sci fi twist, I loved this book." ~ lulud1
About the Author
Nissar Ahmed A. Naik is an electrical engineer from India. He has been working in Dubai, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and India. He has also been to Germany, Holland and Switzerland. He is passionate about writing poetry and has been posting poems on the web for many years. His poems are very emotional and have received laurels from the readers. This novel is based on a short story posted on the web. Some of the readers exhorted him to convert it into a novel. This resulted in creation of this book. Mr. Naik lives with his wife and children in Mumbai.