Book Review- Ashvamedha: The Game of Power by Aparna Sinha

Book Name- Ashvamedha : The Game of Power
Author- Aparna Sinha
Genre- Political Thriller
Publisher- Srishti Publications
Pages- 214
Price- 195


You have to dethrone a powerful man to become the most powerful. I was itching to defeat the single most powerful person, but there wasn’t any. I was left with only one choice — to create one.”
Little does Ashwin Jamwal know that the last twenty-five years of his life have been controlled by a master manipulator, who wanted to make him the most powerful man on earth, though for a reason! Ashwin steps up to take oath as the youngest Prime Minister of India and is unknowingly thrown into a vortex of power and authority as the entire world is threatened by a faceless enemy — Hades.
The world starts to look up to Ashwin as the savior, but he was just a pawn, reared only to be sacrificed in the end.
A story of greed, lies, deceptions, manipulations and corruption, Ashvamedha is a thriller revolving around the infamous game of power in a maddening bid to seek absolute control.



Ashvamedha is penned down by Aparna sinha who has done commendable job with her debut novel. This book comes up with relatable characters and blockbuster storyline. I received this book from Author Paradise in exchange for an honest and unbiased review.

Book Title and Cover- Title of our book is Ashvamedha which signifies horse sacrificing ritual. Cover is beautiful and apt with the content. Blurb is interesting and catches the attention of readers.

Language and Narration- Language of authoress is simple yet interesting. With the quotes from Yajur veda and poem, it surely engages the readers. Narrating style of authoress is fruitful and helps readers to turn page after page.

Characterization- All the characters are justified properly as per demand of story. I loved the way how characters were portrayed to show different shades of emotions in different situations.

Storyline and Plot- This book is political thriller which also covers beautiful love story and ideal friendship. Dialogues are short and story is not stretched with unnecessary descriptions which engages  readers with this book.

All in all, Ashvamedha is one brilliant debut novel which serves us blockbuster story with relatable characters.

Book Title and Cover- 4/5
Language and Narration- 4/5
Characterization- 4/5
Storyline and Plot- 4/5

Overall Rating- 4/5



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