ISBN 9780333933015,Ponniyin Selvan Part 3- Killer Sword

Ponniyin Selvan Part 3- Killer Sword



Macmillan India Ltd

Publication Year 2000

ISBN 9780333933015

ISBN-10 033393301X


Number of Pages 336 Pages
Language (English)

Short stories

Ponniyin Selvan is an exceptional series of six historic fiction books written in Tamil by Kalki Krishnamurthy. Through this series, Kalki narrates a mesmerizing story of real historic events and facts with fiction. This series holds a fascinating story of a Chozha emperor of Tamil history. An amazing blend of friendship, love, romance, bravery, culture, art, religion, and different emperors, this story is an epic saga that will leave the readers spellbound.

This book, The Killer Sword, is the third part of the Ponniyin Selvan series, translated into English by C. V. Karthik Narayanan. This book sheds light on the versatility of the Chozha emperors, their lives, and their ideologies of religion and secularism, as well as political rivalry and conspiracies during their regime. This part of the story revolves around the issue arising due to Pandiyan conspiracies to dethrone the Chozhan kings. The civilians are greatly agonized by this threat to the Chozha dynasty. Will Vandiyadevan, the protagonist of this book, be able to overcome the obstacles laid by his conspirators? Can he trust queen Nandini to get out of this brutal conspiracy? Will things get back to normal?