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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Westland Books Pvt Ltd
    • Genre: Fiction
    • ISBN: 9789380658742, 9789380658742
    • Pages: 436
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    The Immortals Of Meluha is a thrilling story about a warrior named Shiva, who is given the responsibility to protect the empire of Meluha from dangerous intruders. This mythological novel is fast-paced, and focuses on duty, love, principles and more.

    Summary Of The Book

    The land of Meluha is an empire created by Lord Rama, and it is ruled by the Suryavanshis. This empire is powerful and proud, however, the Saraswati river that is their source of water is slowing drying up. On top of that, the empire is at war with the Chandravanshis who have allied with The Nagas, a group of sinister and deformed human beings who have extraordinary martial art skills.

    The Immortals Of Meluha, published in 2010, is the first story of the trilogy. Daksha, the king of the Suryavanshis, realizes that his empire needs help. He invites a tribe from Tibet to help him fight off the enemies. The Tibetan Guna tribe is lead by Shiva, who is a fearless soldier, and the only one who does not fall ill on arriving at Meluha. To everyone's surprise, Shiva’s throat turns blue.

    The locals believe that this warrior is their fabled saviour Lord Shiva, also known as Neelkanth. Shiva goes to Devagiri to meet Daksha and his daughter Princess Sati. There, he learns about the dangerous wars and terror attacks that the Chandravanshis have carried out on the Meluhans.

    The brave warrior gets enraged, and declares a full war on the enemy. Readers will find this mythological fantasy to be gripping and exciting. Questions about Shiva’s duty, destiny, and karma arise throughout the book. The author has written a book that is adventurous, mystifying, and captivating, but at the same time he also has thrown light onto the subjects of what is evil, and who is truly a hero.

    This page-turner is a treat for readers who enjoy history, fantasy, and adventure. The Immortals Of Meluha received good reviews from leading newspapers, and was a bestseller within its first week of release. 

    About Amish Tripathi

    Amish Tripathi, born in 1974, is an Indian author. The second book of the series, The Secret of the Nagas, was published in 2011. The third and the last, The Oath of the Vayuputras, was released in 2013. The author’s books have become the fastest selling book series in the history of Indian publishing. A total of 1.7 million copies have been sold, with a gross retail sale of Rs. 40 crores.

    Tripathi’s books revolve around religious and mythological topics, as he is a devotee of Lord Shiva. Tripathi graduated from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, and worked in the financial sector for fourteen years in companies such as IDBI Federal Life Insurance, Standard Chartered, and DBS Bank. In 2012, he was ranked at position 85 of Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list.

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    Book Details
    Imprint
    • Westland Books Pvt Ltd
    Book Type
    • Fiction Book
    Awards
    • Nebula Awards
    Award Year
    • 1971
    Number of Pages
    • 392
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    Author Info
    • Amish Tripathi is a recognized contemporary Indian fiction writer best known for writing The Shiva Trilogy. His debut novel, Immortals of Meluha, made a record-breaking sell within a few weeks of its launch making him an internationally acclaimed Indian author.Born on 18 October 1974 in Mumbai, India, Tripathi grew up in a religious household. His grandfather was a Pandit and a teacher at Banaras Hindu University. He belonged to a middle-class family, who encouraged the religious and worldly learning. Since a very early age he was a voracious reader. One of his favorite subjects was history. Belonging to a traditional bourgeois family, he had to make a career choice that would support his family in the long run. Although he had a keen interest in history and longed to be a historian, he did not follow his dream owing to the perpetual financial struggle that the profession would entail.
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    Awesome book and other top books

    There are few authors in India who write exceptionally well. Amish is one of those. I am a vivid reader and read almost all the books that come my way. This stands fifth.

    1. Corporate Chanakya
    2. That's the way we met - Sudeep Nagarkar
    3. How I braved Any Aunty - Varun Aggarwal
    4. The Backbenchers - Siddharth Oberoi
    5. The immortals of Melhua- Amish Tripathi
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    Reema

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    Good story poorly written

    Amish Tripathi weaves a splendid but totally fictional & fantasised account of Shiva's traivails.

    For the folks looking for Lord Shiva's mythologicaly accurate chronical would feel frustrated. This book is certainly not for the purists; they should explore authetic SHIVA PURAN for that goal.

    This is a fabricated, but very well conceptualised story, weaving together the history(Indus Valley Civilization), geaography ( North Indian plains above the Vindhayas) & mythology; it still is a fantas...
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    N K Bala

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    Great Book on Shiva... nicely written...!!!!

    Amish has done a well work on Indian Mythology. One should read this book if he\she is interested in Ancient History of India. He has done some great research on Shiva and presented here... Like "HAR HAR MAHADEV" means every one is mahadev... I read it on the go... hope you find this review helpful...
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    Ankur

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    Readers and Reviewers....

    Hey ppl who are writing the review comments, the author has clearly mentioned that the book is work of fiction. I hope ppl understand what fiction means. He has used the concepts of mythology and religious beliefs to mould it into a triology. he doesnot claim that what he writes in the book has been happend the same way. I request the readers to read with an open mind, just enjoy the emotions in the book. Wat u believe abt ancient India is ur belief and the author is not claiming that it is w...
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    Rahul Bhurat

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    HAR HAR MAHADEV

    Amazing Book to read , while reading it takes us with its flow , feels like its a movie. Excellenty written . This was my first book from flipkart and the delivery was quick.
    I think a TV SERIES on this Book and its sequel The Secret Of The Nagas will be a great hit.
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    Ameya Harde

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    Awesome

    This book is amazing!
    If you are a beginner in reading then you should definitely read this because it will interest you to read and inspire you to read more books.
    I loved this book it's so well written.
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    Rajesh Dobariya

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    Terrific purchase

    I'm glad to have bought this book on Flipkart. The delivery was on time and the book has arrived in a good condition. From the cover to the quality of paper , it is outstanding. Fully satisfied with this purchase.
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    Truth or Myth

    First of all, I'd like to convey the readers of my review that I haven't read this book. I'm writing this only because I feel that some of the content posted by other reviewers was offensive to the "Great Indian History".

    1. Only a person who has complete knowledge of Indian History is allowed to "certify" something as Myth.

    2. One of the reviewers has mentioned that there is no mention of Rama in vedas. I think he is the author of those vedas.
    Vedas start with 'Harihi om'. I can explain th...
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    Narasimha Sharma

    Nov, 2011

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    Three Star : Read only for the plot!

    If you haven't read this book already, then the question is why does one read a book? Rarely to improve language these days, often times to while away time. In which case this book is a good page turner. It is partly blasphemous, but has a good plot. The language is awful. No two ways about it. Tripathi uses original sanskrit words where they are not needed, uses modern hindi slang. There is no authenticity that one might expect (if you have , for example, read Herman Hesse's Siddhartha). Its...
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    S Singh

    Dec, 2011

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    Party spoiler is here!

    There are books which are written for reading and then there are books which are written for movie making. This one falls in the latter category. Reads like a movie script.

    A far better work could have been written when your central character is one of the strongest characters in Hindu mythology. The author takes Lord Shiva and reduces him to the level of a hollywood movie actor or even worse.

    If you think chetan bhagat deserves a man booker award then you may recommend this for a nobel i...
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    Questions and Answers
    Q:Does this book depict the real life of lord shiva? Or a imagined one by the author?
    A:It has nothing to do with the established concepts. It's a fiction, attempting to impart more humanly logical and materialistic elements into the storyline. This is not a theistic event.
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    Q:is it 2017 edition?
    A:The edition is 2010.
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    Q:I want to know about the quality of book. how is the page quality?
    A:It's a original copy which I have got.. It's perfect
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    Q:can you just give me a quick summary of what exactly its about?
    A:it is all about how a tribal man turned into lord neelkanth by drinking somras. the story is too good.even if u want to stop reading the book u can't that good the story is.
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    Q:I don't know the story of shiv yet, even the basic knowledge of his story. Will it be easier for me to catch up the plot of the book?
    A:Yes. Don't read the book as if reading story of shiv, read the story like you are reading for a common man who distinguished himself through his Karma.
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    Q:i am athist ,should i read this?
    A:You should Definitely read it simply doesn't matter whether you are an atheist or you have faith in god,its a very good book you should read it .
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    Q:how many pages
    A:417
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    Q:Is this story depict the real life of lord shiva ? or imagined?
    A:It's fiction...bt it's depicted with awesomeness!! I would recommend to go fr it if u r worth of a reader👍
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    Q:Does it come with book mark??
    A:No
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    Q:is this is the first part?
    A:Yes
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