BBC correspondent Humphrey Hawksley's new novel, Dragon Fire, created quite astir. George Fernandes praised the book. Shekhar Gupta damned it. Karan Thapar recommendedit. Inder Gujral dismissed it. Mani Dixit, .. Vohra, Jasjit Singh, Satish Nambiar and RajaMenon said it deserved consideration. China's foreign ministry called itirresponsible.
Why so much fuss about a mere novel?