Synopsis:

Circa 403 C.E. In the thriving city of Nandivardhana, lives Shaunaka, a young man who yearns to go to Pataliputra to see the world and make his fortune. But he is forced to join his father’s jewellery-making business and soon finds himself in the workshop — a job in which his heart clearly did not lie. Thankfully, along comes distraction in the form of two extravagant Weddings — royal nuptials at the palace and another wedding at the extravagant corner house in the Buddhist quarter of the city. This house, known for its opulence and sheer size, is owned by Vinayashura, an affluent trader fabled to have mysteriously deep connection to the royal family. Shaunaka is given the charge to work on the bride’s jewellery at the corner house, but instead of the mundane task at hand, a morbid sight awaits — The Trader’s wife’s bloodcurdling screams bring Shaunaka to Vinayashura’s bedroom, where he is found murdered and lying in a pool of blood!
 
Genre: Historical Fiction
 
Price: ₹266
 
Format: Paperback
 
Published in: April 2019
 
Number of Pages: 296
 
Language: (Indian) English
 
Harini Srinivasan: Author of the bestselling historical fiction 'The Curse of Anuganga'
 
 
Publisher: TreeShade Books
 
 
 
Ameya Rating:
4.5/5
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