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Author Amish.

Title The immortals of Meluha / Amish.

Imprint Chennai : Westland, 2011.

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 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department  SF AMISH    Check Shelf
Description xiv, 411 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Shiva trilogy ; bk. 1
Amish. Shiva trilogy ; bk. 1.
Summary 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?
Contents He has come -- Land of pure life -- She enters his life -- Abode of the gods -- Tribe of Brahma -- Vikarma, the carriers of bad fate -- Lord Ram's unfinished task -- Drink of the gods -- Love and its consequences -- The hooded figure returns -- Neelkanth unveiled -- Journey through Meluha -- Blessings of the impure -- Pandit of Mohan Jo Daro -- Trial by fire -- The sun & earth -- The battle of Koonj -- Sati and the fire arrow -- Love realised -- Attack on Mandar -- Preparation for war -- Empire of evil -- Dharmayudh, the holy war -- A stunning revelation -- Island of the individual -- The question of questions.
Subject Siva (Hindu deity) -- Fiction.
Mythology, Indic -- Fiction.
India -- Fiction.
Siva (Hindu deity) (OCoLC)fst01119826
Mythology, Indic. (OCoLC)fst01031829
India. (OCoLC)fst01210276
Genre/Form Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Fiction.
ISBN 9789380658742 (paperback)
9380658745 (paperback)
9789380658544 (trade pbk.)
9380658540 (trade pbk.)
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