After long and bloody wars, Samrat Samudragupta sits on the pinnacle of an empire. Yet, close to his throne are hearts filled with revenge, scheming to bring him down.
Into this gathering storm arrives Chandragupta, the king's long-lost son. As he settles into his new life devastating family secrets surface, old wounds are reopened and Chandra can no longer trust anyone - least of all those closest to him. Bizarre and sinister incidents abound as palace conspiracies unravel plunging Rajgriha into a pit of chaos.
Will the son pay for the sins of his father?
Yoddha: The Dynasty of Samudragupta unfolds the murky loves and lies of one of the most illustrious clans in history.
From a childhood spent either studying, playing cricket, reading Amar Chitra Katha stories on Indian history or watching Malgudi Days and Bharat Ek Khoj. Rajat went on to do an MBA from IMI (Delhi) while actively pursuing interests in theatre, acting, dance, short-films and martial arts. All this while he continued his constant interest of reading about India history throughout. His first historical fiction novel Chandragupta: Path of a Fallen Demigod (2011) about the first Mauryan emperor went on to become a national bestseller and was translated into Marathi in 2015. His next novel was a psychological thriller The Dead Woman Writing (2014) which topped the thriller and paranormal lists on major ecommerce websites. Rajat lives in Mumbai and is working as senior program manager in the technology division of a leading financial institution. In 2017, the motion picture and web-series rights for `Chandragupta' was acquired by a major production house.
Item Code: NAR810 Author: Rajat Pillai Cover: PAPERBACK Edition: 2018 Publisher: Jaico Publishing House ISBN: 9789386867582 Language: English Size: 8.00 X 5.00 inch Pages: 330 Other Details: Weight of the Book: 0.24 Kg