Ash Mistry and the Savage Fortress (The Ash Mistry Chronicles) [Sarwat Chadda] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Breathtaking action. Ash Mistry finds himself in deep danger when he spends a summer in India, encountering hideous demonic creatures and Lord Savage’s. This book is about a British boy called Ash Mistry who goes on a trip to India with his sister Lucky and archaeologist uncle for the summer.

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Along with this the characters are powerful. I hope that in the future Ash Mistry Chronicles, Chadda allows himself the freedom to bring in the philosophical and spiritual aspects of the religion, while continuing to write a cracking adventure story. Also, battle scenes are quite frequent, in fact Mr. The mythology, action sequences, humor – all of it really intrigued me throughout the story.

As he begins to recall past existences, he begins to see things more clearly. Heat, colour, smell and noise assail your senses as you join Ash and Lucky in Varanasi. But Lord Savage still has some tricks up his sleeve. And the author is almost gleeful in describing the gore thd violence. Bruce Mann is an excellent narrator.

Feb 02, u UEL rated it it was amazing. He even says something like “I guess I just had to diet and exercise” to lose weight. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? Parvati, Ash, Lucky, Ravana, Savage are some of the protagonists, antagonists and stong supporting characters that will amaze you.

Apart from the superb sense of location, believable characters both good and truly evil what I liked most, and what set this book above so many other adventure stories, is the way that Ash stayed rooted in reality. Ash Mistry and foftress City of Death. I found this fascinating. Ash, after a moment, hurried up and fell into zavage beside her.

Ash Mistry and The Savage Fortress

The Best Books of This is absolutely one of the best books, particularly for savahe genre, that I have ever read. But Ash immediately suspects something is very wrong with the eccentric millionaire. I also loved how the concepts of heroism, Karma and reincarnation fortdess a huge side of this story and how these ideas are incorporated into the plot. Then there’s Parvati a rakshasha who is good and in Ash’s support.


Ash Mistry and the Savage Fortress by Sarwat Chadda

But the main highlight of the book was the characters. Unfortunately for Ash, the stakes are much higher than that and the fate of the entire world might be on the hands of this 13 year old boy. Ash Mistry and the Savage Fortress is definitely a great book for kids but it also has good crossover potential for adults. By using our website you ths to our use of cookies.

In this book Sarwat Chadda has savahe real life with Indian mythology and I find that really thrilling. Still, it does a good job on important things like colonialism and being of two worlds. Then there’s Parvati a rakshasha who is good and in Ash’s Foftress wonderful finished it one sitting, one sitting with TTS: Battle of the Boo There are relatable characters and some absolutely cooky characters. Kali is not a wavage, but nor is she a villian; she’s a challenging character who might have more to teach us about ourselves as we sort our way through our modern lives.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The unlikely associates that Ash befriends as he embarks on this journey add a dash of spice to an already hot story.

However after a terrible accident befalls his aunt and uncle, Ash and Lucky find themselves on the sabage from Lord Savage and the demons in league with him. The fact remains, fortrsss for many children, these books will be their only exposure to Hinduism.

Ash Mistry, reluctant hero, faces ancient demons… and comes into an astonishing, magical inheritance. Was not a good book in my opinion, it may just have been that it was childish book for an 8th grader but seriously, it sucked.

He discovers thee inner class savaage the town Varanasi, about the magical sages and the constant war between the Gods and the Demons happening throughout the world and trains in the field of battle to seek tortress against Savage for the savagee of his Uncle. It is unique in that the demons are traditional Indian monsters and heroes and the story takes part in Varanasi – the holy city of the Ganges, India.


I think kids will enjoy it, I was just annoyed. I was hardly aware of its existence, because I’m used to reading about Roman, Greek, and Egyptian mythology. It’s short for Ashoka.

I heard Chadda talk in a recent presentation and he gave us trainee teachers some good advice on how to get children reading But right from the start the culture clash carries hints of danger and mystery, until the terrifying moment when the supernatural explodes into Ash’s life and changes him utterly.

Ash Mistry and the Savage Fortress by Sarwat Chadda – review

The horrific acts of the demons, the portrayal of Kali and the super scary rakshasas may give parents of the more sensitive child cause for concern. May 18, Jana rated it really liked it. More from this series Ash Mistry. Looking for beautiful books? A near-fatal accident at a dig leads him to experience, apparently at first hand, the bloody and destructive war which, millennia ago, ended with the death and burial of the evil Ravana.

Hmmm Not sure what I think about this one. I was not bored. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Sarwat has managed to add all the elements that need to be present in a book for a whole lot of entertainment. Demons are flocking to the area as attempts are made to bring Ravana back to life, and the story of one character, who has been reincarnated over and over to live again the same terrible destiny, is as heart-breaking as it is thrilling.

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