About the Book: The Immortals of Meluha
1900 BC. In what modern Indians mistakenly call the Indus Valley Civilisation. The inhabitants of that period called it the land of Meluha a near perfect empire created many centuries earlier by Lord Ram, one of the greatest monarchs that ever lived. This once proud empire and its Suryavanshi rulers face severe perils as its primary river, the revered Saraswati, is slowly drying to extinction. They also face devastating terrorist attacks from the east, the land of the Chandravanshis. To make matters worse, the Chandravanshis appear to have allied with the Nagas, an ostracised and sinister race of deformed humans with astonishing martial skills.
The only hope for the Suryavanshis is an ancient legend: When evil reaches epic proportions, when all seems lost, when it appears that your enemies have triumphed, a hero will emerge.
Is the rough-hewn Tibetan immigrant Shiva, really that hero? And does he want to be that hero at all? Drawn suddenly to his destiny, by duty as well as by love, will Shiva lead the Suryavanshi vengeance and destroy evil?
About the Author: Amish Tripathi
Amish Tripathi is an Indian author who resides in the city of Mumbai.
After his initial novel, The Immortals of Meluha, Tripathi followed it up with a sequel and another bestseller, The Secret of the Nagas.
As a writer, Tripathi explains the concept of Karma and reincarnation in his books with succinct ease. Hes often commended for his meticulous research, which contributes to making his books very interesting.
Amish hails from Mumbai, and is an alumnus of IIM Kolkata. He was employed in the financial service industry for 14 years before he took up writing.