Chanakya Returns covers a vast canvas of power, love, history, politics, betrayals, sex and more. It is narrated by Chanakya (1370 – 282 BC). Reincarnated in the contemporary world as the adviser to Avanti, the daughter of the head of a nameless state in India. In the course of the novel, Chanakya poses an eternal question: What shapes our lives The Power of Love or the Love of Power? His protégée, Avani, has to choose between love and power. The choice Avanti makes has all sorts of implications not just for herself and her dysfunctional family, but for the people of the state her family has ruled for years…
In his previous existence, the historical Chanakya was exiled from his homeland and took his revenge on the king who was the cause of his misfortune by defeating him in a war. He was then responsible for anointing Chadragupta as ruler of the Mauryan Empire, and advising him on every aspect the same services to Avanti. He manoeuvres the awkward young daughter of a charismatic, powerful politician across the chessboard of power to becoming a brilliant successful politician and leader in her own right.
About The Author
Timeri is currently writing about the continued machinations of Chanakya and the dysfunctional, ruling family. His previous novels include The Taliban Cricket Club. This was published in eight countries and Taj, which was translated into 25 languaes. Time magazine chose his film, The Square Circle, as one of its top ten films of 1997.
Item Code: NAP159 Author: Timeri N. Murari Cover: Hardcover Edition: 2014 Publisher: Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd. ISBN: 9789383064021 Language: English Size: 9.0 inch X 6.0 inch Pages: 252 Other Details: Weight of the Book: 425 gms