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- DescriptionOne deathless Demon King. Six ghostly queens. And only four twenty-first century young men and women to stand against a centuries-old evil ...'David Hair hasn't just broken the mould. He's completely shattered it' said Bibliosanctum on The Pyre, his riveting, thrilling retelling of the Ramayana. Mandore, Rajasthan, 769 AD: the evil sorcerer-king : Ravindra-Raj has devised a deadly secret ritual. He and his seven queens will burn on his funeral pyre, and he will rise again with the powers of Ravana, Demon-King of the epic Ramayana. But things go wrong when the court poet rescues the beautiful, spirited Queen Darya, ruining the ritual - and Ravindra's evil plans . Jodhpur, Rajasthan, 2010: At the site of ancient Mandore, Vikram, Amanjit, Deepika and Rasita meet for the first time - and very soon, are forced to accept that this is t the first time they have come together to fight the deathless king. Now Ravindra and his ghostly brides are hunting them down. As vicious forces from the past come alive, Vikram needs to unlock truths that have been hidden for centuries, if they are to win this ancient battle ...for the first and last time.
- Author BiographyDavid Hair, an award-winning writer of fantasy, has been inspired by his travels around the globe. He was born in New Zealand and after spending time in Britain and Europe, he moved to India for several years, which sparked both the Moontide Quartet and the Ravana series. He now lives in Bangkok, Thailand. His epic fantasy sagas The Moontide Quartet and The Sunsurge Quartet, and The Return of Ravana, his retelling of the Indian epic The Ramayana, are all published by Jo Fletcher Books.
- PrizesWinner of LIANZA Children's Book Awards: Young Adult Fiction Award 2012.
- Author(s)David Hair
- PublisherQuercus Publishing
- Date of Publication04/06/2015
- SubjectScience Fiction & Fantasy
- Series TitleThe Return of Ravana
- Series Part/Volume Number1
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintJo Fletcher Books
- Weight242 g
- Width130 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
- Interest AgeFrom 15
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