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 . Book: The Immortals of Meluha Author: Amish Type: Fiction Pages- Publishing house: Westland Press I wish I could tell you and convince you about how. modeling excellence; I believe that this interest can lead to total culture change for the. Neuro linguistic programmi Immortals of meluha. Pages·· .
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Before I tell you what this book is about, let me tell you what its NOT about because I feel that is more important. View all 6 comments. Another melha of Tripathi, Rashmi Pusalkar, designed the book cover according to his specifications, which were to keep a balance between reality and fantasy. Tying up the plot in the first book to a logical end would mean that no-one would buy the second one.
If they did, what would drive the actions of such giants? There are a few im,ortal thrown here and there, all of them, save for the war melhha the end, half-baked and too dull. In the end, Shiva admits defeat, marries Sati and falls in love with her. He majorly blew up chances of his words reaching me after this atrocious statement Tripathi explained that the maika system was put in place to promote equality.
But apart from that everything is horrible. Gods are humanized and traditions are questioned. That just changed her character completely. Retrieved 23 January For one thing the story takes place in BC.
Archived from the original on 29 January Overall even though the author had a great idea and some really interesting ways of making it all come together, weak writing and poor editing makes this a very big let down.
The most off putting thing for me is for Parvati to be described in a sexual way Archived from the original on 28 December Tripathi’s grandfather was a pundit and his parents are avid readers of Indian mythology, hence he found it easy to trust what he had heard from his parents and grandparents, and relied on them for the stories in the novel. Shiva Trilogy 3 books. He danced only for himself. For example, the concept of making women deliver their babies at ‘Maika’ and then abandoning them immediately is cruel, unjustifiable and couldn’t have worked in any society.
The author not only succeeded in avoiding it but also came up with this wonderful epic book! The only hope for the Suryavanshis is an ancient legend: One thing i would like to tell for the would be readers of this book, pls remove Lord shiva and think u r reading about a leader shiva. They also face devastating terrorist attacks from the east, the land of the Chandravanshis.
Also the justification of the vikarma practice showed that the author gave great attention to the grays of the society where often the happiness of a few have to be sacrificed for the greater good of the others.
My advice to anyone about to or currently reading this series would be what I have stated in the review itself. Published April 1st by Westland first published January 1st A completely original plot brilliantly amalgamating mythology, history and fiction to create a mesmerizing saga.
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Finally I found it in a tiny little shop, the proprietor telling me that the one I bought was one of the last copies he had left. I found myself wondering if it was actually possible to follow their beliefs and system in our society. It is only because of my strict principle of finishing a book I start, no matter how horrible it is, that I managed to drag myself to the last page.
A different take on Shiva the destroyer, a god revered by millions of Hindus all over the world, one of the Trimurti three main Gods, the others being Brahma the creator and Vishnu the preserverknown as Natraj — the lord of dance and one of the most passionate men in Hindu mythology.
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In short, a book that was a complete waste of time. Retrieved from ” https: But in this book, the author is just engrossed in moving the story forward while he forgets to add mwluha substance to the grand character Shiva himself, the Lord, the one of Trinity.
Tripathi believes “Myths are nothing but jumbled memories of a true past. He barely touched upon their personal thoughts, immorta from one theory to another. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Else u might feel uncomfortable with the book! Of course as we grow more and more knowledge is accumulated, and the sheer impossibility of stories makes us want to seek scientific explanations or historical proofs for the same, which we may choose to believe or not.
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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! Retrieved 7 January The manuscript for The Immortals of Meluha got rejected by 35 to 40 publication houses. There are couple of twists towards the end that are interesting. The biggest disappointment in the book is the Shiva – Sati love story that had immense tragic and romantic potential but lf completely wasted.
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Share your thoughts with other customers. If this is not clear, how about you answer this: Amazed by the writer’s flights of fantasy and how beautifully he has woven the mythology with fiction in a contemporary style.!! They write books which are poor in writing and are completely devoid of any plot.
Disappointed but not defeated the author went on to self-publish it and with a strong online presence managed to sell enough copies to become an Indian bestseller. Indian mythology, a subject which in itself offers a vast, vivid, picturesque, setup with a lot immorta thrills, mysteries, a set of complete civilization which defined the future. Although the start to the love story of Shiva and Sati is oof, the chemistry is good and it develops nicely.
Instead, he is a great warrior with perhaps a destiny bigger than he can imagine, but one that he is relentlessly unsure of. All the mythological meulha were introduced and taken in the story with perfect elegance and one cannot find any mistake in it as far as i felt Cant wait to move on to the second part! Retrieved 24 March