The earth looks calm from space. Its majestic rotation continues on its eternal journey—a serene sight. From the high sky, all looks well over the Indian subcontinent with its unmistakable jutting coastline. The ethereal vision is suddenly muddled by a mushroom-shaped cloud arising from the west coast of the Mumbai peninsula. Shortly thereafter, similar clouds arise. This time, they’re over Islamabad and Karachi.What would a post-apocalyptic India look like?Philipose Thomas’ The Third Mumbai is the first book to explore this question. With geo-political relations between India and Pakistan deteriorating rapidly, nuclear attacks become inevitable. Set in the aftermath of such a devastating war, the author portrays a stark picture of a barely-recovering India.Filled with pirates, gangsters, whales and guerrilla attacks, The Third Mumbai is a story of loss, hope and justice that is sure to keep readers enthralled.