It is the first book in the Ashoka Triology series.
Shreyas Bhave is an amazing writer, with his crisp style and thrilling manner of retelling the already known history.
It takes you on a trip to the Mauryan empire. Its a refreshing read, in the sense that, it attempts at penning down the history in a fictional way. It is a thrilling read, and provides the reader with correct historical facts.
In his first book from the trilogy, Shreyas Bhave, etches the military exploits and conquests of Ashoka, before he takes over the throne of Pataliputra.
It is a gripping tale, and is a must read for history lover.
MY RATING : 4/5