This is one of the most dependable reference book in all terms related to fort Torna.Author Anand Palande has well described the fort in all respect with indepth study of history. Being an ardent trekker, he was much fascinated by the fort and studied it by visiting and the places around it.
Torna is the tallest fort in Pune district having vital historic background. The book is a systematic display of the fort and various places of interest on and around the fort. Moreover it is divided into three main sections i.e. physical description, history and environment of the fort.
The first section reveals about all the details of the remains of the forts such as gates, fortification, bastions, tanks, temples and various ways or routes to access the fort.
The second part consists of the history related with the fort and also the important places like caves on the fort is given in detailed systematic manner. With the delightful information on the fort, even a layman will know about the minute details of the fort Torna.
Third part describes the environment, natural surroundings of Torna also inclusive of the geography of the region and places of interest around Torna.
The book depicts the life history we can say of a special heritage in Pune i.e. fort Torna with amazing photographs of the spots on the fort and illustrative maps of the fort and the places mapped around Torna. It is surely a careful effort which make the fort alive before us just by reading the book and can be used as a take along guide to the fort.