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Scion of Ikshvaku

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3400 BCE. INDIA Ayodhya is weakened by divisions. A terrible war has taken its toll. The damage runs deep. The demon King of Lanka, Raavan, does not impose his rule on the defeated. He, instead, imposes his trade. Money is sucked out of the empire. The Sapt Sindhu people descend into poverty, despondency and corruption. They cry for a leader to lead them out of the morass. Little do they appreciate that the leader is among them. One whom they know. A tortured and ostracised prince. A prince they tried to break. A prince called Ram. He loves his country, even when his countrymen torment him. He stands alone for the law. His band of brothers, his Sita, and he, against the darkness of chaos. Will Ram rise above the taint that others heap on him? Will his love for Sita sustain him through his struggle? Will he defeat the demon Lord Raavan who destroyed his childhood? Will he fulfil the destiny of the Vishnu? Begin an epic journey with Amish's latest: the Ram Chandra Series.

    BOOK, 376 pages
    Published 2015
  • Original Title : Scion of Ikshvaku
  • Genre : Fiction
  • ISBN : 9789385152146 (ISBN13: 9385152149)
  • Language : en
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ABOUT Amish Tripathi
Amish Tripathi

Amish is an IIM (Kolkata)educated, boring banker turned happy author. The success of his debut book, The Immortals of Meluha (Book 1 of the Shiva Trilogy), encouraged him to give up a fourteen-year-old career in financial services to focus on writing. He is passionate about history, mythology and ph ... more

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Varada Amonkar rated it
July 27, 2021
This is the first book of the Ramchandra series. This is one retelling of Ramayan but many new ideas are used in this work along with classic depiction of all the characters like Ram, Sita and Ram's brothers. Sita is described very well as a determined and devoted lady who forever supports her husband Ram. When the whole land is in trouble due to King Raavan, that time Ram decides to protect his citizens, he is determined to win with Raavan. With Sita supporting him and along with his brothers, Ram tackles the evil king of Lanka and tries to do ... more

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