Great writer Krishnarao Arjun Keluskar has written this biography of Shivaji Maharaj. This being a new edition of the book, its first edition was published in 1906. The book was also translated in English which made known the heroic performance of Shivaji Maharaj was this book in marathi, which later was followed by many Biographies. So this Biographies proved to be the first of its own kind.
This book doesn't have chapters, but are refered to as 'parts' and contains 32 parts. In the 32nd part, all the qualities of Shivaji Maharaj making it more interesting . After this book, many facts on Shivaji Maharaj also surfaced from the research done later. But the main inspiration generated among the masses was from this first biography of Shivaji Maharaj.
Shivaji Maharaj is considered as most capable leader in the heroes of the world. Napoleon also was a brave leaders, but Shivaji had certain moral strength, religious administration and qualities, which proves Shivaji Maharaj was more efficient than Napolean. But in literature there are more than one lakh books on Napolean as said by many. Comparitively, there are less books, so much rare has been made available to the masses again.