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Sarwat Chadda has certainly succeeded in writing a good book.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Sarwat has managed to add all the elements that need to be present in a book for a whole lot of entertainment.

Ash Mistry and The Savage Fortress

Retrieved from ” http: Each blow threatened to shatter him Awesome book for fans of Rick Riordan. The setting not only adds colour and intrigue, but is absolutely integral to the story: I found this fascinating. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. And, shockingly, in this story not all the good guys survive till the end. Varanasi is hot, humid and having been to India myself brilliantly descriptive of the everyday in an Indian city.

And the author is almost gleeful in describing the gore and violence. Ash Mistry and the Savage Palace Fortress in the UK opens with the slightly podgy and geeky Ashoka Ash Mistry and his little sister Lucky on holiday visiting their aunt and uncle in Varanasi, on the banks of the Ganges. The violence and emerging This is not an easy book to review.

He conveys the complexity of roots versus modernism and somehow manages to show how his main character is able to balance the two – both with different demands and expectations of him.


Ash Mistry and the Savage Fortress : Sarwat Chadda :

The horror of death is softened by the prospect of reincarnation and this cultural complexity was new to me – it subtly shifts the ground beneath the societal values that shape the character’s actions.

On a scale of 1 to 10 I would give it a 3 it wasn’t that good at all.

Which is a problem since his uncle has brought him and his annoying younger sister Lucky there to take up a dream job with the mysterious Lord Savage.

Maybe when I pick up the next book I’ll find out he is. Other books in this series. This is a thrilling, action-packed adventure where the danger is real and immediate and the consequences of failure utterly disastrous.

Ash doesn’t care much for India, despite his romantic hopes. Lists with This Book. I want my female characters to be more interesting than this. Ash takes a tumble that will change him forever………. Sarwat Chadda was raised on stories of Saladin, Richard the Lion-Heart and the Crusades, viewed from both sides, and started out writing role-playing game scenarios. Chadda is definitely in touch with the child part of himself.

I remembered this feeling as a teacher, and trie Growing up in the s, I was a big fan of fantasy and science fiction Star Trek, Blake’s Seven, Doctor Who and loved reading The Hobbit and other fantasy books.

Maybe he just has that sort of face. Ash encounters things that made my hair stand on end. Apr 17, Vishnu Brahmandam rated thd really liked it Shelves: There is, undoubtedly, a great deal of violence in this book. But this is not the western world. When his uncle gets the opportunity to translate a scroll for the very rich Englishman, An Alexander Savage, Ash encounters evils right out of Indian legend and folklore. But Ash immediately suspects something is very wrong with the eccentric millionaire.

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Ash Mistry and the Savage Fortress by Sarwat Chadda – review

It takes only a short while in India for Ash to understand that things are not what they seem. Forteess understands that kids want adventure and wonder, but don’t always have awareness of what comes along with that fun parts.

One such is what I you could call fantasy action series: Most of it The misttry has also thrown in some high vocabulary to fascinate the readers. This is also quite the dark story, quite bloody and inclement: He discovers thee inner class of the town Varanasi, about the magical sages and the constant war between the Gods and the Demons happening throughout the world and trains xavage the field of battle to seek vengeance against Savage for the murder of his Uncle.

At other times I could obviously tell exactly what was going to happen next. One slightly geeky boy from our time Mar 19, grdel rated it really liked it. And with Gemma out of the picture, the English villain is closer than ever to finding a magical aastra of his own, and the power to rule the world. Home Contact Us Help Free mistrt worldwide.

Family bonds, human emotions, love,etc are highlighted throughout. In one chapter Ash I believe is dreaming about being the one of the gods and has a whole conversation with other gods which I found interesting and kind of stupid at the same time. Meet Ash Mistry, Indian Origin English resident who is in Varanasi visiting his uncle who is a history professor and archeologist and then they meet an English billionaire Alexander Savage.