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I felt the storyline was enjoyable with good witty remarks and enjoyable conversations between savahe characters. At other times I could obviously tell exactly what was going to happen next. Ash Mistry and the Savage Fortress Ash Mistry finds himself in deep danger when he spends a summer in India, encountering hideous demonic creatures and Lord Savage’s ultimate plan to destroy the world!

His determination to obtain his desire puts him on a quest to find the tomb of Ravana, the demon king.

View all 6 comments. Not one decent kiss, and here I am, trying to save the world! This book has a very interesting and fast paced plot. He has also set his book in India, I believe that he was drawing in some degree from his own heritage.

In this book Sarwat Chadda has merged real life with Indian mythology and I find that really thrilling. Ash Mistry is miwtry a world of pain.

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Ash Ashoka Mistrya chubby boy of Indian descent living in England, knows this very well. Bruce Mann is an excellent narrator. She is a very kind and smart girl but can sometimes have some smart remarks like any 10 year old forhress. Just a warning to parents. A near-fatal accident at a dig leads him to experience, apparently at first hand, the bloody and destructive war which, millennia ago, ended with the death and burial of the evil Ravana.


I should start by saying that I really enjoyed it; the challenge is more how to classify it within our classroom libraries and who to recommend it to.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. The main character, Ash Mistry, is like Percy Jackson in many ways, although he isn’t a demigod. This novel was about Ash Mistry a teenage boy with a ten year old sister named Lucy Mistry who go on an adventure in India that quickly turns in to a fight between good and evil.

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The unlikely associates that Ash befriends as he embarks on this journey add a dash of spice to an already hot story. I imagine these books will do very well, not only in the U.

Apart from the superb sense of location, believable characters both good and truly evil what I mistr most, and what set this book above so many other adventure stories, is the way that Ash stayed rooted in reality.

After reading all of the Percy Jackson series and series linked to that still eagerly waiting for next books I didn’t know if I would like this book. Ssvage trivia or quizzes yet.

Ash Mistry and the Savage Fortress

But still there is lot of action and humour. She describes very well how they died and what they looked like when they died which I did enjoy. Parvati, Ash, Lucky, Ravana, Savage are some of the protagonists, antagonists and stong supporting characters that will amaze you.


Pain and gore abound, and there are detailed descriptions of corpses and entrails which will delight many young readers. 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 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.

Sarwat has managed to add all the elements that need to be present in a book for a whole lot of entertainment. It talks about the struggles of an Indian origin boy who hates India. Ash Mistry hates India. Mjstry maybe fortrexs a bit of Norse mythology Thor, son of Odin, a. Oct 31, Diego C rated it did not like it.

Isn’t it about time you met them too? Written in a witty, humourous style, Ash Mistry and the Savage Fortress has an underdog protagonist you can’t help but root for. People die in horrific and vivid ways–other people are described as tortured in even more horrific ways. And so on, and so on. The setting not only adds colour and intrigue, but is absolutely integral to the story: Sqvage seem to stare at Ash and Lucky with eyes of reptiles, birds or furry jungle predators.

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