13 Jan Book review: Thundergod: The Ascendance Of Indra – The coming of the Aryans, and the vedic age, to present Indra as the man who led. 17 Aug In Thundergod: The Ascendance of Indra, Indra is born as the son of Daeyus, the chief of Deva clan, as an outcome of his copulation with the. The latest Tweets from Rajiv G Menon (@rajiv_gmenon). Actor/ Screenwriter, Author of ‘Thundergod- The Ascendance of Indra’. Bangalore.

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This novel seems to ascribe to that theory, portraying Indra and his cohorts as violently raised tribesmen searching for their destiny. Menon has potential, i believe he could write books with better plots unlike many of the new breed of writers who take Indian mythology and try to retell asceneance story in their own way and somehow lose their Indianness.

While the book was an entertaining read, I wish the character of Indra was fleshed out more: Thundergod – The Ascendance of Indra 3. Shielded from the usurpers of his birthright only by the watchful eye of the warrior sage Mitra, he first sets out to conquer the hearts of his tribesmen, and them the kingdoms of the unmapped world.

There is not a dull moment in this Book.

It must have been a mammoth task! Lists with This Book. They all end up sounding very very alike, and sometimes even gender-neutral. As the title suggests, this book is about Indra’s rise to power from a mortal to god. Will again purchase books from you. Apr 04, Charmibookland rated it liked it Shelves: Exotic India has excellent and speedy service.


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Since he is considered the one who would be born to conquer the lands which is being thrusted upon the readers and seem to be the only reason to justify his actions. Inspite of an interesting plotline and good narration, this book can actually be summarized in one equation: You developed great confidence in me. But what really stands out is how seamlessly the author has brought together some of the most renowned mythical figures into the story.

Rajiv G Menon Publisher: The story kickstarts with King Daeyus who is the thudnergod of Devas — a clan of barbarian warriors leading his men on a mission across the vast sandy stretches of the Karakum Desert.

It is with great pleasure to let you know that I did receive both books now and am really touched by your customer service. Great Book by Rajiv.

Originally reviewed at – http: We will send you an SMS containing a verification code. The story is about Indra who was born of a prophetic union between the Earth Goddess Gaia and Daeyus, chief of the Devas.

Thundergod The Ascendance of Indra. The five grow up to be close friends and develop superhuman abilities when they kill a group of cursed beings called Pisachas.


Namaste, I received my package today. Look Inside the Book. Will he assume his place in the pantheon of the gods?

Thundergod – The Ascendance of Indra

But when I finished this book I was in tears. Since he is considered the one who wou I haven’t come across mythological books particularly focusing on Indra, but this book got me curious partly due to the book cover, but what i had in store was disappointment.

It won’t make any difference even if they are deleted. Before setting out on a writing career, Rajiv G. Pages from the book. The book is not lacking at all in terms of Action, Sex, Lust or Gore for that matter. Mere humans showing so much morality and courage is really a good thing to read about in this world of the present day. By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month.

The Book takes us into the. Will he get her to love him again?