A historical novel describing the rise and spread of the Maratha empire , culminating in the conquest of Attock , situated on the banks of the holy river Indus ( Sindhu ) .
The year is 1740 and the budding Maratha empire has already spread across much of western and central Hindustan .Their commander Bajirao has died an unexpected and untimely death . The onus is now on Balaji Bajirao , Shahu , Holkar , Scindia , Bhosale and others to keep their flag flying high .
At the same time , across the Hindukush mountains far to the northwest , the Pakhtuns are coalescing under their new leader – Ahmed Shah Abdali .
This novel attempts to bring alive the life and times of the Indian subcontinent in the 18th century , complete with it’s grimy politics and stories of defeat , betrayal , inspiration and victory .
Sahyadris To Hindukush
Shree Vyankatesh Prakashan
Number of Pages
Ratings & Reviews
12 Ratings &
First books are always the tough ones and in the merciless world of publishing it can take a toll on the writers, yet our author took ample amount of time out of his busy schedule working for the navy and left no stone unturned to nurture this book, bringing back to life 18th century Hindustan.
The first question any Indian would ask why history?? haven't we read in school enough already? yet ask anyone what happened to India after the death of Aurangzeb and they will rush towards British d...