The Immortals of Meluha

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Quercus Publishing, Dec 20, 2012 - Fiction - 320 pages
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1900 BC: the once-proud Suryavanshi rulers of the Meluha Empire are in dire peril. The empire's primary river, the Saraswathi, is slowly drying up. There are devastating terrorist attacks from the east, the land of the Chandravanshis - and to make matters worse, the Chandravanshis appear to have allied with the Nagas, an ostracised race of deformed humans with astonishing martial skills.

The only hope for the Suryavanshis is an ancient prophecy: when evil reaches epic proportions and all seems lost, a hero will emerge...

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Amish draws from India's rich culture to fictionalize the life of Shiva, the Great God Mahadev, of Hindu theology. In faraway Tibet 3,000 years ago lived Shiva, a Guna warrior-chieftain. Weary of ... Read full review

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User Review  - cameling - LibraryThing

A man who becomes a God. This mythological novel traces the journey of one man, Shiva, Chief of the Gunas tribe, who, tired of constant battles with neighboring tribes, is persuaded by a Meluhan, to ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Kolkata-born Amish gave up a highly successful career as a banker following the enormous success in India of his first book, The Immortals of Meluha. Amish is passionate about history, mythology and philosophy, as well as world cultures and religions. He lives in Mumbai with his wife Preeti and son Neel.

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