Amazon.in Launches India’s first dedicated online Marathi language book store

Offers a wide selection of Marathi Classics, Novels, Poems collection, Translations of famous English authors and more at one place; Customers get Amazon.in Gift Card worth Rs.100 on purchase of Marathi books worth Rs. 200 as a launch offer

Bangalore, December 16, 2015: Marathi book lovers don’t need to go hunting to find their favorite authors anymore! Amazon.in today announced the launch of India’s first dedicate online Marathi book store with a wide selection of over 5,500 Marathi titles, at great prices clubbed with the convenience of getting them delivered at the customer’s doorstep.

This veritable paradise of Marathi books offers a wide selection ranging from classics, literature, fiction, biographies, business and finance, self-help, cook books and children’s books - from leading publishers and bestselling books by acclaimed authors like P.L. Deshpande, V. S Khandekar, V P Kale, Shivaji Sawant, Vishwas Patil, Ranjit Desai, Kusumagraj, Ratnakar Matkari amongst others for readers. Bestsellers such as Mrutyunjay, Chawa, Yayti, Kosla, Vapurza and Swami are few of the many featured books in the store. Additionally, readers can get their hands on Marathi translations of English bestsellers.

"We launched dedicated Hindi, Tamil and Kannada language book stores last year and have been witnessing a very enthusiastic response from customers to these stores. We are thrilled to end 2015 with the launch of the first dedicated online Marathi language book store on Amazon.in. This new store enables a convenient and easy access to book lovers and reading enthusiasts, based anywhere in India, to a huge selection of Marathi books", said Noor Patel, Director Category Management, Amazon India.“We are confident that this easy accessibility will encourage not only the avid book readers but also occasional as well as new readers to read Marathi books,” he added.

As a promotional offer during the launch, the company is offering Amazon.in Gift cards of Rs.100 to customers who purchase Marathi books worth Rs. 200 and above between 15th and 21st December.

Using Amazon’s intuitive search & browse experience, customers can discover books from different genres like Business & Economics, Personal development & Self-help, Health & fitness, History and Politics, Romance, Collection of poems, Crime, Thriller and Mystery, Religion and Spirituality.

The Marathi book store has been curated in order to help customers find and select books easily by classifying them according to titles, publishing houses, genres or hardcovers , paperbacks and board books.

All Consumers on www.amazon.in and the Amazon mobile shopping app have an easy and convenient access to over 40 million products across hundreds of categories. They benefit from a safe and secure ordering experience, convenient electronic payments, Cash on Delivery, Amazon’s 24x7 customer service support, and a globally recognized and comprehensive 100% purchase protection provided by Amazon’s A-to-Z Guarantee. They can also enjoy Amazon.in’s guaranteed next-day, two day delivery, Sunday and Morning delivery on products fulfilled by Amazon.

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