Monday, 6 July 2015

BOOK REVIEW :-Samarsiddha by Sandeep Nayyar


"Love, betrayal, sword battles, supernatural rituals and enchanting beauty of the courtesans Vaishali and Amodini!"

Samarsiddha is a story of complex social dynamics in the land of enigmatic India in 8th century BC. In a patriarchal society ruled by the king and his men, a woman, exploited and shattered, rises from the ground to counter not only the men and the society but also the underlying ailing ideology. Read how she devoted her life to spiritual practices to gain divine powers to counter the mighty kingdoms. Find out how her razor sharp goal of revenge carries her from being a beautiful Brahmin girl to a Chandaal warrior with bloodthirsty soul.

REVIEW :- I got this book from the author in exchange for honest review.
Firstly i would to tell the readers, that this is a hindi novel,though i am reviewing it in English
A very well written book. The story is interesting.This novel belongs to historical fiction  & i love reading it.Each & every page is beautifully written .The book is set in 8th century BC . Love, hatred and revenge...all elements are there.
Straight to the point narration and no unwanted or unnecessary descriptions made the book a delight to read. The plot moved on fairly smoothly.The author introduces certain twists.

Samarsiddha is really a thunderous debut by Sandeep Nayyar . 
Samarsiddha is a unique piece of fiction in its own . Author has pen down his thoughts about the people who are either ignored or can say belong to backward classes . Nayyar had shown how few powerful people plays with the backward class majority . When such sought of nuisance cross a level , then people have to turn their hands for violence and arms . 
Protagonist of this fiction is also a victim of such injustice . Book reveals how the evil society had let switching the lanes of protagonist . 

MUST READ ! I would recommend this book for all the readers.
I would give this book 5 out of 5 stars.

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