2013-10-31 08:28:05 - The Himalayan Revelation is a fiction thriller novel written by Pankaj Misra.
Pankaj Misra is an accomplished engineer by education and a technologist by calling. Pankaj is a traveler and explorer at heart. Throughout his two decade long dynamic corporate career and his voyages into the lap of nature and history he has interacted with numerous individuals and places. Some of these places and people whom he had come across, have left a profound impression on him with some of their told and some frequently untold stories. He weaves his pen through these remembrances gathered throughout the years in his first book 'The Himalayan Revelation'. He lives today in the lovely city of Mysore with his spouse Ragini, son named Aryaman and pet Shinzou. The Vijayanagar Empire was one of the most
prosperous in South India. Its immense wealth attracted the avarice & envy of its neighbors. The kingdom was surrounded by Sultanates that were always at loggerheads with the sovereigns who controlled Vijayanagar. What they couldn't realize by pursuing an immediate and head on war with the strong Vijayanagar army, they orchestrated through deceit and subterfuge. In 1565 AD, the opportunist alliance attacked Vijayanagar and wreaked unspeakable havoc and destruction on it, yet not before its ruler could ensconce its wealth in the most ingenious manner, which hasn't been discovered till today.
450 years later, Gaurav was enjoying his short break in Leh before he got back into the drudgery of corporate world. Little did he imagine that his rendezvous with Himalayas would spark an avalanche of events involving mystique, a journey into history, adventure, international intrigue, assassinations, romance – all of these climaxing into a thrilling and stunning finale which would change the world’s destiny forever. The greater part of these events go onto reach a wonderful and dramatic story which finally peaks to an exciting and dazing finale. This gripping story has many twists and turns full of situations with mystery, brain teasers and emotions. This is what sets it apart as a wonderful piece of fiction which has a touching and intriguing feel to it. People should certainly make it a point to avail this book as soon as it releases.
Book : The Himalayan Revelation
Author : Pankaj Misra
ISBN : 978-93-83271-38-2
Price : Rs. 425.00
Publishing Date: September 2013
Publisher: Power Publishers