The Jeera Packer, a gripping tale of politics – Book review

The Jeera Packer review: I once changed the history of this Uttar Pradesh with a gun and a finger. One shot, one man. Right man, wrong man. But that was thirty years ago. I shot people through their heads then. I pack jeera in a basement now.

Plot Summary: Jeera Packer once a gangster has quit his illegal affairs and leads a happy family man life. After 27 years of peaceful life his old companion brings him an assignment to assassinate the Chief Minister. Jeera Considers this as his last assignment and enrolls for it. What happens next forms the 344 pages of gripping novel.

The Jeera Packer review

Author: Prashant Yadav

Published by: Fingerprint

Total pages: 344 (Paper back)

Price: Rs. 192 Buy now

Goosebumps review: A compelling read for its gripping narration and political insights. The thoughtful characterization acts in the favor of the novel. Goosebumps guaranteed.

4.2 Stars (4.2 / 5)


It’s a debut novel by Prashant Yadav which is hard to believe. He has done an exceptional job in narrating a gripping tale. The novel never lags or moves away from the plot, rather it keeps the readers glued.

The story revolves around the politics and its cruelty which is believable and realistic. Backdrop of UP (Uttar Pradesh) adds the extra color to the political thriller. The plot surprises with twists and turns which engrosses the readers till the end. Funny and thoughtful dialogues have been peppered throughout the novel to keep the brain occupied.

Though the protagonist is a gangster, he impresses the readers. The equally contributing character in the chief minister gives us the insight into the politics. The characterization was great and the detailing of each character was done with perfection. Few characters might live in our hearts till we finish the book. Prashant hasn’t pained the readers with too many characters to remember which acts in favor of the novel.

The language was lucid and easy to understand. Though there are few grammatical errors (Mentioned by few language experts) the story over shades it.  The gripping narration and the political insights make this a compelling read.

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About the author:

Prashant YadavPrashant Yadav went to IIT Kharagpur, IIM Ahmedabad and Stockholm School of Economics. The young author has revolution in his agenda. He loves riding bike and Bachan. He likes spending time with kids (Three years old to be precious). He runs his  own company and advises startups.


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