Jo Fletcher has acquired rights to a big fiction bestseller from India, The Shiva Trilogy by Amish Tripathi.
[Via the BSFA]
Jo Fletcher has acquired rights to a big fiction bestseller from India, The Shiva Trilogy by Amish, epic fantasy based on Indian mythology. The first two books in the series, The Immortals of Meluha and The Secret of the Nagas, have become a phenomenon in the Indian market,topping all the charts and selling close on a million copies so far, making it one of the bestselling series of all time in the country. The third volume of the trilogy is
due out next year. Jo Fletcher Books bought English language rights outside of the
Indian sub-continent and will publish the first book, The Immortals of Meluha, in the
UK in January 2013, and in the US in Summer 2014.
Since publication, the books have attracted a wide and devoted audience, including
this from the internationally bestselling author and guru Deepak Chopra, who said:
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