A detailed history of 13 forts along the sea coast of Maharashtra and Goa has been introduced by author Mahesh Tendulkar in a very comprehensive way.
The main aim of the author is to make the readers know the exciting history of each of these forts and feel it when visit the fort in person.
Mahesh Tendulkar has covered various aspects related to these forts like the remarkable incidences as how Kanhoji Angre fought with the British and Portugese with the region of Alibaug, Khanderi, Vijaydurg and Sindhudurg forts. He has also covered the formation of Sindhudurg and Durgadi forts and the war between Siddhi and Marathas with the story of the unknown fort - Samrajgad.
Moreover, some Portugese forts of Goa like St. Estevam, St. Christevam and St. Mingel are mentioned in this book, where we dont find either of them in the present map of Goa, but Tendulkar provides the historical events happened on these forts along with their geographical locations, nearest big city, maps etc.
With all this information author Mahesh Tendulkar proves his book as a take away guide while visiting these forts, obviously remembering their historical importance for all of us.