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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But still there is lot of action and humour.

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 I’m looking forward to more of Ash’s adventures.

I hope that this is further explored in future instalments. I felt the storyline was enjoyable with good witty remarks and enjoyable conversations between the characters.

Now, with the Ash Mistry series, he aims to bring these unfamiliar tales of eastern demons, of blue-skinned heroes and of black-skinned goddesses back home and put them beside the exploits of Achilles and Thor. I really enjoyed their relationship and I found it real and very fotrress.

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The food does not agree with Lucky, and although he loves the archaeology of the region, Ash is beginning to envy his friends back home as they go swimming and indulge in day-long gaming sessions.

Ash Mistry, reluctant hero, faces ancient demons Isn’t it about time you met them too?

The Savage Fortress by Sarwat Chadda. He conveys the complexity of roots versus modernism and somehow manages to show how his main ch ‘Ash Mistry’ by Sarwat Chadda is a magnificent adventure story. Also, battle scenes are quite frequent, in fact Mr. It’s a case of “Be careful what you wish for. Feb 02, u UEL rated it it was amazing. Ash is a reluctant hero and there is a bit of repetitiveness in his internal monologue emphasising this reluctance.


He even says something like “I guess I just had to diet and exercise” to lose weight. This is a modern day tale of a 13 year old boy, Ash, and his 10 year old sister Lucky, going to visit their family in Varanasi.

Ash takes a tumble that will change him forever……….

Ash Mistry and the Savage Fortress by Sarwat Chadda – book review

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He discovers thee inner class of 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 vengeance against Savage for the murder of his Uncle.

No trivia or quizzes yet. I could identify with Ash in that I hate being hot and dirty, and the descriptions of India in that sense make me question whether I would enjoy my first experience with it any better than Ash does. Ash ends up on the run, finding allies in unlikely places and forming an allegiance with Kali, the slayer of demons.

It’s safe, indoors and avoids any form of physical danger. This book has a very interesting and fast paced plot. It takes only a short while in India for Ash to understand that things are not what they seem. Return to Book Page. Very similar to Percy Jackson, though not that good.

He and Lucky accompany his aunt and uncle to a party at the home of the wealthy and eccentric Lord Savage. Sarwat has managed to add all the elements that need to be present in a book for a whole lot of entertainment. Worth reading, but not Description Breathtaking action adventure for 8 to year-olds. E, but I think Ash would appeal to fans of those series, as well as to Skulduggery Pleasant ‘s.


Where the monsters and heroes of the past come to life Now, with the Ash Mistry series, he aims to bring these unfamiliar tales of ten-headed demons and blue-skinned heroes back home and put them beside the exploits of Achilles and Thor. Kali is not a hero, 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.

Ash witnesses the tradition of casting corpses into the river, and one crucial scene takes place at a ghat, where funeral pyres smoke.

Even though I don’t subscribe to the Hindu beliefs, I do think there are some good lessons to be learned about accountability and personal ethics. Then there’s Parvati a rakshasha who is good and in Ash’s support. For someone who knows next to nothing about Indian mythology, I came away feeling slightly less ignorant and keen to find out more of the tale of Rama.

Ash Mistry and The Savage Fortress

I found the link with Indian mythology as saavage to pure fantasy really enticing and interesting and it made me want to read more.

Meet Ash Mistry, Indian Origin English resident who is in Varanasi visiting his uncle who is a history professor and archeologist and then they meet an English billionaire Alexander Savage. Jan 15, Salman rated it it was amazing.