The Payyoli Draupnir : An Asgard-Kailash Expedition

The Payyoli Draupnir : An Asgard-Kailash Expedition

by Mohan Narayanan

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The Payyoli Draupnir : An Asgard-Kailash Expedition by Mohan Narayanan

Draupnir, the magical golden arm ring of Odin, is carried away by the mystical Hindu bird Garudan. The Norse Gods desperately want it back, but are dependent on the help of the Hindu Gods. Freya, the Norse Goddess of wealth, beauty and love, undertakes the recovery mission by dealing directly with the Hindu God Vishnu, whose vehicle for flying happens to be none other than Garudan.

The ring is cursed by Devi, the Goddess of Payyoli, making it lose its magical power of producing eight fresh gold rings every ninth day. Even worse, the ring lands at the bottom of an icy lake in the Himalayas. Freya engages the two Norse dwarfs who had originally forged the ring to retrieve it from the lake.

The recovery of the stolen ring involves Harani and Manikkam, the protagonists of the author’s first book, The Payyoli Pendant, as well as modern technologies used by the Norse Gods.

The Payyoli Draupnir weaves a captivating bond between the Norse and the Hindu Gods.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940012943330
Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing
Publication date: 06/10/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 152
Sales rank: 901,415
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

About the Author: Mohan (KS) Narayanan lives in Chennai, India, previously known as Madras. He teaches Management at two of India’s top universities. As a short film producer, his film BIRIYANI has won the Best Actress Award at the 2010 Los Angeles Short Film Festival. His next novel in the Payyoli trilogy series links the Hindu and Greek Gods. The author brings the forgotten art of using Gods as characters into storytelling, creating powerful fantasies to keep readers spellbound.

About the Artist: Sibes Bhattacharya did the sketches for this book. Hailing from Bengal, he brings the traditionally rich, cultural and multi-talented heritage of that part of India to this work. He now lives in Chennai.

Publisher’s website: http://www.strategicpublishinggroup.com/title/ThePayyoliDraupnir.html

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