Road Humps and Sidewalks

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  • Paperback
  • 237 pages
  • Road Humps and Sidewalks
  • Kalyan C. Kankanala
  • English
  • 10 December 2017
  • 1492886416

About the Author: Kalyan C. Kankanala

Dr Kalyan is a storyteller and scribbler from Bangalore, India He writes legal thrillers, crime mysteries and short stories All his novels have blind protagonists and are well researched.Professionally, Dr Kalyan is an Intellectual Property Attorney He works extensively with technology driven companies, film music production houses and creative upstarts Dr Kalyan also teaches at premier institutes such as IIM, Bangalore and NLSIU, Bangalore He earlier served as the national expert on IP for United Nations Industrial Development Organization, and was the member of animal ethics committee of Astra Zeneca.Select Reviews of Dr Kalyan s Novels There is suspense, violence, heroism, love, social commitment, humanism, poverty, law, legal analysis, arguments and muchin this novel which makes it a pleasurable reading The novel has professional value which recommends itself to be read by lawmen law teachers, law students and advocates and entertainment value which recommends itself to be read by all Professor CS Patil, Director, KSLU, Writing in Journal of Entertainment and Sports Law For Pirates of Bollywood A blind lawyer, a virus outbreak, a dog that dreams and a patent infringement case Dr Kalyan Kankanala s debut fiction, Road Humps and Sidewalks The Path less travelled is an engrossing fast paced legal thriller Deepa Padmanabhan, The Hindu For Road Humps and Sidewalks But one thing is sure you simply can t take a coffee break while enjoying the readaddictive than caffeine Jayashree Roy, Renowned Book Reviewer For Pirates of Bollywood Finished it in one sitting Just couldn t put it down This IP law thriller has all the hallmarks of a winner corporate espionage, attempted kidnapping, foiled hits, court room romance, a corrupt Chief Justice and a David v Goliath battle over patents for a life saving drug Dr Caroline Ncube, IP KAT For Road Humps and Sidewalks.



      Road Humps and Sidewalks
A tale of Drugs, Patents, Health Care and Greed Inspired from real life experiences, Road Humps and Sidewalks is the story of Arjun, a young, blind lawyer with a small law practice, and his battle with a Pharma Major A realistic modern day drama about defenseless victims and fatal diseases exploited for commercial gain taken directly from the pages of the daily news As thousands fall prey to a deadly viral infection, a dedicated team of doctors succeed in their quest for an effective treatment But their achievement is short lived, as the unscrupulous multi national Berminger Pharmaceutical Corporation deliberately creates artificial scarcity of the drug by using their patent to profit from the panic Exasperated with the powerful corporation s stone cold indifference to loss of lives, doctors take the fight to the court relying on Arjun s counsel Set in Hyderabad, the pharmaceutical capital of India, Arjun clashes in the court with India s leading patent lawyer The battle turns nasty as dirty tricks and devious tactics undermine Arjun s challenge Brilliant arguments and crafty legal reasoning enlighten, while gripping sequences add flavour to the fire of genius Acclaimed a feast for legal thriller enthusiasts, the novel has been compared by reviewers with the works of John Grisham and Harper Lee Notable Reviews A blind lawyer, a virus outbreak, a dog that dreams and a patent infringement case Dr Kalyan Kankanala s debut fiction, Road Humps and Sidewalks The Path less travelled is an engrossing fast paced legal thriller The Hindu This IP law thriller has all the hallmarks of a winner corporate espionage, attempted kidnapping, foiled hits, court room romance, a corrupt Chief Justice and a David v Goliath battle over patents for a life saving drug IP Kat Download Road Humps and Sidewalks – johndore.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “ Road Humps and Sidewalks

  1. Biswanath Banerjee says:

    What s in a thriller Obviously a story that thrills you with surprises and unpredictability But can a boring courtroom drama thrill you Or a story that that has a sizeable part full of legal implications In front of a judge two counsels are arguing about various aspects of law They are trying to get closer to the truth or might in fact, trying to hide the truth Nobody will believe there will be thrill elements It may be exciting, ornate but thrilling No way Well the debut novel by Kaly What s in a thriller Obviously a story that thrills you with surprises and unpredictability But can a boring courtroom drama thrill you Or a story that that has a sizeable part full of legal implications In front of a judge two counsels are arguing about various aspects of law They are trying to get closer to the truth or might in fact, trying to hide the truth Nobody will believe there will be thrill elements It may be exciting, ornate but thrilling No way Well the debut novel by Kalyan Kankala Road Humps and Sideways is enough to correct your misconcep...

  2. Anna Fantabulous says:

    Dr Kankanala s story has corrupt pharmaceutical practices and the importance of saving lives versus preserving intellectual property rights all rolled into one breezy read that is high on content and low on thrills The novel starts with a theft in the laboratory of Dr Schumann who has just found a cure for a deadly disease at Max Planck Institute in Munich, Germany Someone steals his lab results Half way around the world, in Charaka Institute of Medical Sciences, India, third casualty has j Dr Kankanala s story has corrupt pharmaceutical practices and the importance of saving lives versus preserving intellectual property rights all rolled into one breezy read that is high on content and low on thrills The novel starts with a theft in the laboratory of Dr Schumann who has just found a cure for a deadly disease at Max Planck Institute in Munich, Germany Someone steals his lab results Half way around the world, in Charaka Institute of Medical Sciences, India, third casualty has just occurred from an as yet unidentified disease A cricketing hero, Ram Patekar, dies on the emergency table oozing blood from nose and mouth and no traditional anti viral medicine works on him The leading doctors at the Institute have heard of such cases in Hyderabad too Dr Krishna, the founder and chief physician and Dr Sridhar, chief of critical care, both learn from a shadow network Unknown Team that the disease is a mutant variety of HIV which causes AIDS, but unlike both, Immediate Immuno Defici...

  3. Ravi Jain says:

    The plot of this book is about the greed of multi national pharmaceutical companies in regards to critical drug patents and a lone blind lawyer s fight against this system.Full Review Road Humps Sidewalks review on BookGeeks.in

  4. Kanchana says:

    I am still reading the book Is is really good I cant wait to know what happens next It has been a long time since I have read a book like this Almost never by an Indian writer

  5. Jayant Mahajan says:

    Good Story on todays times