The Oath Of The Vayuputras

by Amish


3 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
(1 customer review)

3 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
(1 customer review)

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ONLY A GOD CAN STOP IT. Shiva is gathering his forces. He reaches the Naga capital, Panchavati, and Evil is finally revealed. The Neelkanth prepares for a holy war against his true enemy, a man whose name instils dread in the fiercest of warriors. India convulses under the onslaught of a series of brutal battles. It’s a war for the very soul of the nation. Many will die. But Shiva must not fail, no matter what the cost. In his desperation, he reaches out to the ones who have never offered any help to him: the Vayuputras. Will he succeed? And what will be the real cost of battling Evil? To India? And to Shiva’s soul? Discover the answer to these mysteries in this concluding part of the bestselling Shiva Trilogy.

661
English
Genre, Indian Writing

About The Author

Amish Tripathi (born 18 October 1974), is an Indian author, known for his novels The Immortals of Meluha, The Secret of the Nagas and The Oath of the Vayuputras. The three books collectively comprise the Shiva Trilogy. His debut work The Immortals of Meluha was a bestseller, that broke into the top seller chart within a week of its launch owing to his creative marketing strategies. The Shiva Trilogy has become the fastest selling book series in the history of Indian publishing, with 2.5 million copies in print and over Rs 70 crore in sales. Forbes India has ranked him among the top 100 celebrities in India four times in a row, in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Amish was also selected as an Eisenhower Fellow, an exclusive programme for outstanding leaders from around the world. The Immortals of Meluha, Tripathi’s first mashup novel and the first in the Shiva Trilogy, was published in February 2010. The second book in the series, The Secret of the Nagas, was released on 12 August 2011, and the third installment, titled The Oath of the Vayuputras, was released on 27 February 2013. The trilogy is a fantasy re-imagining of the Indian deity Shiva’s life and adventures.

The movie rights of The Immortals of Meluha were purchased by Dharma Productions in early 2012. Also The Immortals of Meluha and The Secret of the Nagas have been released in UK through Jo Fletcher Books (an imprint of Quercus Books) in January 2013 and November 2013 respectively.

His latest book, Scion of Ikshvaku was released on 22 June 2015. It is the first book in the Ram Chandra Series.It is a fantasy re-imagining of the Indian epic Ramayana. It follows the story of Ram and is a prequel to the shiva trilogy.


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    This book Oath of the Vayuputras takes off from where the previous one ended. The secret that was revealed at the end of the previous book is explained in detail and your suspense is put to an end. During the course of the events, Shiva realizes that there are dangerous enemies among the people he trusted. Shiva also comes to the conclusion that the nectar of immortality Somras has to be destroyed and he has to form alliances with the other kingdoms in order to do this. And to help him, he has the support of the Vasudevs. This is another premise in the series where the concept is that there was no ONE Shiva or Vishnu, but there were many of them. The author’s writing style is neat, entertaining and well paced and he ensures that you don’t feel like putting down the book till you complete it. The story of Shiva is something all Indians know and it has been well depicted with lots of fictional changes which is an element of novelty. As you know the story of Shiva already, don’t think that the events are predictable, because Amish adds twists and turns liberally. There are many characters introduced in the book, who are either not from Indian mythology or who are modified characters, i.e : they are not as portrayed in the original stories. This is another plus point for the novel as things don’t become predictable.

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