More terrifying than the savage murder of historian Ram Mathur on the ghats of the Ganga, are the questions that follow. The letter carved on his face... the cryptic mail he sends his daughter Sia AFTER he dies... more murders piling up. Desperate for answers, Sia turns to esoteric writer and friend Om Patnaik. But what begins as a hunt for the killer, becomes an extraordinary trail of riddles strewn across the country, that must end at the gates of an enigma...
Satyarth Nayak is an author, script-writer and journalist based in Delhi. An alumnus of St. Stephens and Sri Venkateshwara, his short story Eve won the prestigious British Council Writers Circle Prize in 2006. The origins of The Emperors Riddles lie in his uncanny interest in the esoteric. This is his full-length novel.