“Long ago, I learnt to live with reality,
to accept it, to appreciate it.
The trouble with gangsters is that
they continue believing in fiction.”
Medals are oflittle consequence when you are cornered by a hardened criminal. Life ‘on thebeat’ for top-cop Aftab Ahmed Khan has been no safer than that of any ordinarypoliceman patrolling the mean streets. What made him don the uniform and storminto a world of crime and violence? What was it like playing a game where allthe rules applied only to you, and never to your desperate opponent?
You may notbe living ‘on the edge’ like Khan did for many years, but you may still welcomea tip or two on how to switch on the sunshine when darkness descends. This bookis for those whose professional life is under constant public scrutiny; are incharge of a team whose efficiency, morale and loyalty depend upon theirleadership qualities and ability to make split-second decisions to preventdisasters; and, above all, have to frequently compromise on the personal joy ofspending ‘quality time’ with their families.
Surrendercontains the infectious optimism of this man who redefined the word ’bravery’.It reiterates how important it is to create a firm foundation of friendship andtrust with those who work with you, and for you. It reminds you that both rainand sun are needed to create a rainbow. It will gift you the courage to takethe road less travelled. Most of all, it will ensure that you ‘Never say die!’
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