The Nine Unknown is a 1923 novel by Talbot Mundy. Originally serialised in Adventure magazine, it concerns the “Nine Unknown Men”, a secret society founded by theMauryan Emperor Asoka around 270 BC to preserve and develop knowledge that would be dangerous to humanity if it fell into the wrong hands. The nine unknown men were entrusted with guarding nine books of secret knowledge.’
This information does not find a reference in Hindu Texts.
If the information possessed by these Nine men, they should have come to them from the ancient texts.
But there is no such reference ..
If it relates to the information of these subjects in the ancient texts, I should they that these men were unsuccessful as they are available even now.