The empire is ruled with an iron hand, masterminded by Emperor Ashok. But his kingdom is under siege and even his able spymaster, the enigmatically named Brahmin, is baffled by the murders that have shocked the concubines’ quarters. Who is behind the gruesome deaths and what is their purpose?
Lush with historical detail and unforgettable characters, ‘The Brahmin’ is an intelligently plotted novel that seeks to recreate a near mythical period in India’s past.
Ravi Shankar Etteth, professionally known by his full name or as Ravi Shankar is an Indian author and cartoonist. He is a nephew of the cartoonist and author O. V. Vijayan. His first cartoon appeared in Link. He worked for Indian Express on a contract basis, and as the staff cartoonist. In 1990, he became the Creative Director of the Observer Group of Publications. He later became the deputy editor of India Today. He was also art director of the magazine. He edited the afternoon tabloid Today and is the founder editor of India Today Spice. He has worked in television as the Editor in Chief and CEO of Voice of India. He was also the Editorial Director of Media Transasia.