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DetailsMauryanCan Ashoka conquer his enemies or will his own demons get the better of him?Known in far corners of the world as a great conqueror, King Bindusara rules over much of India with an iron hand. When a Brahmin prophesies that he will father a legendary ruler, a king above all kings, Bindusara is ecstatic. But the child, when he is born, is a frail, ordinary-looking boy, and his fathers disappointment knows no bounds. Disgusted, Bindusara leaves the boy to his mother, the beautiful Subhadragi, who names him 'Ashoka emperor.Ashoka's birth is but a first step in the struggle he will go through to fulfil his destiny. From being denied the affection and approval of his father who only has eyes for his eldest son, Susima - to being bullied and humiliated by his own siblings, Ashoka is taught to be the master of his own fate from a very early age. While the volatile Susima is being groomed for the throne he does not deserve, Ashoka is sent to quell a rebellion in Takshashila. But his rise has been noted by many, who want to end the threat to Susima's succession once and for all...Masterfully re-imagining the legendary beginnings of the scion of the Mauryan dynasty, The Mauryan tells an engrossing tale of morality, power and destiny.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Komal Bhanver. A management graduate, Komal Bhanver began her career in the IT industry. After working with companies like Tata Infotech (now part of TCS) and i-Flex Solutions (now Oracle Financial Services and Software), the author in her awakened accidentally. She lives in Mumbai with her husband, two children and a pet Labrador.
SKU Code PRK B 2842 Weight in Kg 0.4700 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9789351950530 Author Name Komal Bhanver Publisher Name Hachette India