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The Immortals of Meluha

The Shiva Trilogy Book 1

By Amish Tripathi

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Today, Shiva is a god. But 4,000 years ago, he was just a man. This is his journey...

Today, Shiva is a god. But 4,000 years ago, he was just a man. This is his journey . . .

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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  • ISBN: 9781780874029
  • Publication date: 20 Dec 2012
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With a cliffhanger conclusion, this first in a trilogy will appeal to those who enjoy delving into works like The Lord of the Rings or The Chronicles of Narnia — Kirkus
Compels one to read till the end [and] leaves one thirsting for more — Business World
Archetypal and stirring — Deepak Chopra
Fascinating — SciFi Now magazine
Shiva rocks! — Times of India
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