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Conspiracy of Calaspia

Conspiracy of Calaspia
Conspiracy of Calaspia cover
Author Suresh Guptara & Jyoti Guptara
Cover artist Al Knight
Country India
Language English
Series Insanity Saga
Genre Fantasy novel
Publisher Tara Press
Publication date
November 21, 2006
Media type Print (Hardcover and Paperback)
Pages 598 pp (first edition, hardback)
ISBN ISBN 81-8386-026-5 (first edition, hardback)
OCLC 428175395

Conspiracy of Calaspia is a fantasy novel written by twin teenage novelists Suresh and Jyoti Guptara.[1] It is the first book of the Insanity Saga that follows the story of Bryn Bellyset - a 16 year old heir to an enormously successful drink empire - his fellow barue and others as they race to save the land of Calaspia from an evil force many still believe to be extinct.

The Guptara twins wrote the first draft at the age of eleven. The book reached the bestseller list when the authors were seventeen..

In 2007, Irish, Indian, and American companies together launched an international short story writing competition for young people based on Conspiracy of Calaspia,[2] in which the writers must take the characters on their own adventure. The top ten prizes are an all-expenses-paid 10-day tour of England's literary sites, with 100 runner-up prizes. Stories will be chosen based on the criteria of creativity and originality, and will be judged by an eminent panel consisting of:[3]

References

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  2. ^ http://www.intentblog.com/archives/2007/08/guptaras_conspi.html
  3. ^ http://www.twins.guptara.net/news.htm

External links

  • Official website
  • Dutch publisher's Calaspia Website
  • German Publishing House Rowohlt
  • Calaspia Literary Competition
  • Recorded audio of interview with Guptara Twins from BBC World Service
  • Jyoti Guptara talks about their lives Recorded audio of interview, Jyoti Guptara talks to Hans Fischer of SwissEduc
  • Business Standard Q&A, 24 December 2006, New Delhi
  • http://tehelka.com/story_main21.asp?filename=hub102806vanity_fair.asp
  • http://www.twins.guptara.net/conspiracy.htm#endorsements
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