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Palace of Assassins
Aditya Iyengar

Classification : General & Literary Fiction
Pub Date : Oct 15, 2016
Imprint : Hachette India
Page Extent : 262
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9789351950820
Price : 299

About the book

Leper. Murderer. Hero. The battle of Kurukshetra has come to its catastrophic end after eighteen long days. As Ashwatthama, the lone survivor of the Kaurava camp, slowly regains consciousness, he realizes, to his horror, that he has been condemned to a life of immortality and leprosy by Krishna, the mastermind behind his opponents’ victory. Burning with hatred for the Pandavas for killing his friend Duryodhana, and stricken with anger at his own fate, he vows to seek revenge. When he hears of an infallible gemstone that promises to restore his mortality and cure his leprosy – and allows him to exact vengeance – he is determined to go to any length to acquire it. But he finds himself facing an impossible choice, for his quest could result in the death of the woman he loves. An exhilarating tale of passion and redemption, Palace of Assassins masterfully recasts the events in the aftermath of the great war and presents Ashwatthama, one of the most misunderstood characters of the Mahabharata, in a whole new light.


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Aditya Iyengar
Aditya Iyengar writes novels, screenplays and poetry. His previous books include the critically acclaimed The Thirteenth Day, Palace of Assassins, A Broken Sun and The Conquero...(+)
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