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Read Å Empire Author Devi Yesodharan ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ [EPUB] ✼ Empire By Devi Yesodharan – ‘Sumptuously detailed beautifully imaginedEmpire is an exceptional achievement and will be the mark against which later books will be measured’—The Wire‘As hYear old girl Aremis Aremis grows up to be a skilled warrior a great asset to the Cholas But she is a foreigner among her captors even though the emperor trusts her to guard his person Anantha the man who took her captive the supreme commander of the empire’s armies is a wily strategist But he no longer has the stomach for war The emperor’s ambitions weary him Rajendra Chola has conuered Lanka now he wants to rule the Indian Ocean Their future is set a dangerous journey across the seas and a bloody brutal war they cannot survive undamagedhttpswwwinEmpire Devi Ye. The book showcases a side to Chola history that we don't get a sniff of usually Unlike the grand imaginings of Kalki's Ponniyin Selvan where the protagonists are royalty this book takes a look at the 'normal' life day to day happenings from street food to camp life to war loved it

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‘Sumptuously detailed beautifully imaginedEmpire is an exceptional achievement and will be the mark against which later books will be measured’ The Wire‘As high on adrenaline as it is on authentic detailing’ Firstpost‘A gripping historical novel’ Hindustan Times‘Yesodharan does a beautiful job of bringing alive a distant and dramatic past and peopling it with heroes and heroines that will intrigue surprise and delight the readers – and stay with them long after they’ve finished reading’ – Chitra Divakaruni‘Perfect tapestry intricately woven wi. Mythological and historical fiction is the new trend in Indian Literature There has been a surge of books with several definitions and versions of Ramayana Mahabharata Freedom Struggle and India's wars but little has been written these days about the forgotten reign of kings of one of the longest ruling empire in the Southern India The Chola Dynasty Ms Yasodharan has unveiled the era with a fictional element of AremisThe rich Indian port Nagapattinam is attacked by a Greek pirate ship While they expect to loot the port and get back to their kingdom overnight it does not to occur to them how prepared and unbeatable the naval forces of their adversary has been Defeated pathetically the Greek are forced by Ananta the supreme commander of the Indian Emperor to concur to the treaty containing terms and conditions put forwards by the Cholans Hundred gold coins three of their undamaged ships and sixty of their able bodied young men below the age of fourteen are the conditions of the treaty To find an unharmed soldier after a battle in which they were brutally defeated was nearly impossible All that the Greek commander could rustle up is twenty soldiers of their first battle two cooks and one eleven year old girl To his surprise Anantha accepts the captors including the girlThe girls Aremis grows in the Indian soil trained by Shrey to b sculpted as a fine warrior Slowly she makes her weakness her strength and starts fighting with brain However talented she proves her to be she is treated as a useless foreigner by her peers even after her emperor trusts her to guard his person The plot is uniue and it is to be encouraged that the protagonist is a woman contrary to the male dominated character build up seen off late in the similar genres Author shows how a woman uses her weaknesses smartly and make them her strength It is not easy for a girls to survive in the male world Aremis's determination and focus is too good to be true The story is solely about Aremis It is also about a dynasty ruled by a king who is never satisfied with the conuest for whom war is an intoxication The story is not just about Rajendra Chola Chola Dynasty and Aremis it is also about the fights wars Srivijayans and Song ChinaThe book seems to be a bit longer than reuired One round of developmental edit is reuiredThis review is in return of a free book from the publisher

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Empire Author Devi YesodharTh threads of history and fiction Imaginative intriguing and intense’ – Ashwin SanghiA woman of courage with dagger and bow Will do countless deeds dark and light right and low Her armour dark her armour gold Around her red rivers will flow An Indian empire at the peak of its power A great port heaped with spices silks jewellery perfumes weapons Everyone wants a share of the riches of Nagapattinam When a Greek pirate ship sails in to loot the wealth of the Cholas it is brutally defeated by the navy and forced to pay a compensation A payment that includes a twelve. 'The strangest flowers' my brother said 'have come out of ordinary grass'Even though I'm not fond of or rather I haven't tried reading them Historical fiction I enjoyed reading 'Empire' I love women as central protagonist and Empire has Aremis a strong and only woman warrior who not only beat all the boys in a tournament but ualifies to be the throne guard of the Chola King'My Yavani protector is much too tall for me' he says' She is tall yes But she here as your guard my King not your dancing partner'Written in first person from two Points of View this book seems very well researched and the language neat and well suited to this genre Characters do or the author make them justice to their roles Just one thing I thought for this story it would have been better if it was written in third person PoV Overall this book was a wonderful read and it has inspired me to read historical fiction especially with strong female central characters Full review on my blog