21 April, 2014
Well, I am not much into review writing but after reading this book, I deemed it right to write the review for this blasphemous piece of crap.
Just after reading few chapters of the book, I felt like I am reading the story of a "Masala" or 'Mass' movie with the character of the Hero played by 'Shiva', the leading lady by Sati and all others fitting into somewhere in the plot (And heck, there are cheap humor too in the whole tale!)
The author have no idea on how he had tried to blaspheme the name of The Nataraj, the Shakti of the universe with his cheap character building, who falls for pretty women, use cool words (as per today's genre of writing) like 'Bastards', smokes weed with his friends and one who blurts out bawdy jokes! And to my disbelief, he has portrayed several of the other characters of the Hindu Purana as people with deformities (Goddess Kali, Ganesh) or twisted the characters so much, which is so inappropriate - as an example Krishna as a Pandit of a temple (!).
Apart from the Character building, the historical and factual knowledge of the author is very shallow and he twists the facts suitable for his plot. The writing style and the literary usage is too poor to even read by a novice reader.
I found all the three books of the author a waste of time, money and the twisted facts presented in his books as blasphemy at its best. Ignore the Marketing gimmicks (you will find ads of the trilogy in every book shops and online portals) and Avoid it for the best. Try Devdutt Pattnaik's books instead if you are looking for a light Mythological read.
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