Sons of Darkness:
“Remarkable characterization and vivid worldbuilding bolster this riveting epic fantasy.” ― Kirkus Reviews
Sons of Darkness contains all the trappings of a high adventure. The saga is perfect for fans of Game of Thrones ― Midwest Book Review
‘A worldbuilding aficionado’s dream come true… This is the best fantasy debut of 2022’ ― Fantasy Book Critic
Mahabharata imbued with A Song of Ice and Fire, The First Law, & Malazan Book of the Fallen, Sons of Darkness is the best fantasy debut of 2022. The unbreached bastion for grimdark fantasy literature in India has been breached with Mohanty as the lead, and nothing can stop the novel from encompassing the entire world now. ― Novel Notions
Sons of Darkness smashes open the fountain of originality, spilling insidious plot, incredible characters, and grim violence. I loved this book. ― Fanfi Addict
Vast and sweeping in scale, even while it is attentive to the minutia of its characters motivations and inner lives, Sons of Darkness is a fresh new, grimdark fantasy built on old bones and perfect for those who love their stories epic and their worlds unique! ― Reedsy
A wild, intriguing work of fantasy that will keep you glued from the beginning till the end. ― Online Book Club
Through humor, torture, gore, lust, magic, dangerous power games and bloodcurdling battles, Sons of Darkness takes us on an unforgettable wild journey set in re-imagined Vedic India. ― San Francisco Book Review
The author’s vision, and the world he has created is breathtaking and fascinating. The Indian Fantasy Fiction genre finally comes of age with this book. — Anand Neelakantan, bestselling author of Asura and The Bahubali Series
About the Author
Author, Lawyer, Stand-Up Comedian, Papercut Survivor, Pretend Swordfighter, Recovering Burgers Addict. As evident, his life has many tabs open.
Though he was doing well as a lawyer in Mumbai, he is now pursuing the infinitely more unattainable dream of being the first ‘grimdark fantasy novelist’ of India. A connoisseur of
mythologies and momos, he enjoys channeling ‘The Rock’ and writing author bios in third person.
Sons of Darkness is Gourav’s first novel. Give it a shot, for the author owes gold to goblins.