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‘Amish is one of the most original thinkers of his generation’- Arnab Goswami
‘To Understand the New India, you need to read Amish’- Swapan Dasgupta
‘One of India’s Best Storyteller looks at today’s burning issues and clarifies the arguments’- Vir Sanghvi
‘Amish is...a deeply thoughtful mind with an unusual, original, and fascinating view of the past’- Shekhar Gupta
About the book:
Amish Tripathi has written 5 bestsellers which sell in 19 languages in India and across the world. Apart from being India’s top bestselling author for the fastest selling book series in Indian history, he is also an avid student of Indian history and culture. In order to make his fiction novels authentic, he does extensive research and believes that you need to read a 100 pages to be able to write just 1 page convincingly.
This has made him a powerhouse of knowledge on all things Indian, past and present and that’s what makes him a much sought after columnist for leading Indian newspapers like The Times of India, Hindustan Times, The Telegraph, The Hindu and most of India’s prestigious dailies. He is also renowned for stirring speeches across literary festivals and corporate gatherings that offer insights from our culture which are timeless and relevant to present-day India.
For the first time Westland offers an exciting compilation of articles and speeches covering myriad topics across history, mythology, social issues and religion. For the avid reader, there are also personal musings that offer a window into the mind of one of your favourite author.
INDIA ... A YOUNG COUNTRY, A TIMELESS CIVILISATION EXPLORE IT WITH INDIA'S VERY OWN STORYTELLER, AMISH
India, a culture that witnessed the dawn of civilisation. That witnessed the rise of other cultures and watched them turn to dust. It has been celebrated and attacked. Admired and vilified. But through all these millennia, after all the ups and downs of history, it's still here! And now, after a few centuries of decline, it's driving a new dawn once again. Ajanaabhavarsh. Bharat. Hindustan. India. The names may change, but the soul of this great land is immortal.
Amish helps you understand India like never before, through a series of sharp articles, nuanced speeches and intelligent debates. Based on his deep understanding of subjects such as, religion, mythology, tradition, history, contemporary societal norms, governance, and ethics, in Immortal India: Young Country, Timeless Civilisation, Amish lays out the vast landscape of an ancient culture with a fascinatingly modern outlook.
About the Author
Described as ‘India’s first literary popstar’ by world-renowned film director Shekhar Kapur, Amish’s unique combination of crackling story-telling, religious symbolism and profound philosophies has made him an overnight publishing phenomenon, with spiritual guru Deepak Chopra hailing Amish’s books as ‘archetypal and stirring’.
Amish’s 5 books till now — The Immortals of Meluha (2010), The Secret of the Nagas (2011) and The Oath of the Vayuputras (2013), which collectively comprise the Shiva Trilogy and Scion of Ikshvaku(Book 1 of the Ram Chandra Series) (2015), Sita – Warrior of Mithila (Book 2 of the Ram Chandra Series) (2017) — have 4 million copies in print with Gross retail sales of Rs. 120 cr.
His books have been translated into 19 Indian and International languages.
The Shiva Trilogy is the fastest selling book series in Indian publishing history. Scion of Ikshvaku, the first book of the Ram Chandra Series, was the highest selling book of 2015. Sita – Warrior of Mithila, the 2nd book of the Ram Chandra Series, has been the highest selling book since its launch in May 2017. The Indian language translations of Amish's books have sold 5 lakh copies, breaking records in this space.
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