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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I promise you, the story is simple but insuspectible. He may not have the best fighting skills, but he has the perseverance to keep getting back up. Which is a problem since his parents have sent him with little sister Lucky to spend the summer with family in Varanasi.

Paperbackpages. Ash begs ssvage uncle to have nothing to do with the man and his dark enterprises, but his uncle doesn’t believe him. And with all that, the book also manages to be simply fun and cool. But then his uncle is hired by Lord Savage, a rich mysterious man, to decipher ancient scrolls. I was not bored. One such is what I you could call fantasy action series: The setting not only adds colour and intrigue, but is absolutely integral to the story: The Savage Fortress by Sarwat Chadda.

Unlike Mr Foftress earlier books which fortresw written for teens, this tale is destined for younger readers, but it does not pull any punches pun intended. Chadda is definitely in touch with the child part of himself. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Ash had been excited about the trip, history geek that he is, but he is now ready to go back to London and resume his teenage life of gaming with his friends.


Ash Mistry and the Savage Fortress is definitely a great book for kids but it also has good crossover potential for adults.

Ash Mistry and the Savage Fortress by Sarwat Chadda – review

Refresh and try again. But Ash immediately suspects something is very wrong with the eccentric millionaire.

This book is underrated. Unlike Riordan’s stories that balance action and danger with humor, this book really doesn’t have andd sense of humor very often.

I’ll be looking forward to the next title in this series. Ash wants to believe all will be fine — the imagination can play strange tricks, right?

It is addicting if you have some basic knowledge about Indian Mythology.

Soon, Ash finds himself in a desperate battle to stop Savage’s masterplan — the opening of the Iron Gates that have kept Ravana, the demon king, at bay for four millennia… Helped by a sadhu and a shape shifting girl called Parvati, they must stop Lord Savage before he unleashes a terrible evil.

I was hesitant to read it late at night, just in case. Most of it Descriptive writing that places you at the scene: It doesn’t exorcise or romanticize, and I imagine it’s a blessing to Indian readers to see themselves in Ash and Lucky. I would have devoured this book when I was in junior high. I’m looking forward to more of Ash’s adventures.


Ash Mistry and the Savage Fortress by Sarwat Chadda

Ash falls in a deep hole at an archeology site funded by Lord Savage, and pricks his finger on an ancient arrow that connects him to the power of an ancient god, whose power belongs to the wielder of the arrow, which is called an astra.

Oct 28, Highness Atharva rated it it was amazing. By far my favorite character is Parvati. I like the character of Parvati, who plays a key role in the future, she is the Demon Princess.

Ash Mistry and The Savage Fortress

I loved this book. The arrowhead that he holds in his hands is actually the blessed fodtress of Kali—the goddess of death. But Lord Alexander Savage is also looking for the arrowhead in order to release Ravana from his iron prison. He has also set his book in India, I believe that he was drawing in some degree from his own heritage. The world building was great throughout.

His heroes are Prince Rama and the demon-slaying Kali. Why was it only male dwarfs and wizards on the adventure? Ash Mistry, reluctant hero, faces ancient demons It’s a case of “Be careful what you wish for.