The lively stories in this book capture the magic and wonder of six great works from the golden ages of Sanskrit and Tamil Literature: Kalidasa s Abhijnanashakuntalam, the great saga of forgotten love between Shakuntala and the kind Dushyanta; Shudraka s Mrichchakatika, the epic romance between the impoverished Charudatta and the courtesan Vasantasena, played out against a backdrop of political intrigue and mystery. Bhavabhuti s Uttararamacharita, the compelling retelling of the story of Rama and Sita. Illanko Adigal s Silappadikaram, the tale of the epic revenge executed by the strong and beautiful Kannagi. Sattanar s Manimekalai, the quest of an extraordinary woman to master the truths that define our existence. Bhasa s Urubhangam, the stirring tale from the Mahabharata that culminates in the final battle between Duryodhana and Bheema at Kurukshetra. This is the ideal introduction to some of the best-known stories from the Indian classics with their eternal themes of love and betrayal, battles and feasts, valiant heroes, beautiful heroines, treacherous villains and loyal friends.
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Book Description Scholastic. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 446648
Book Description Scholastic India PVT LTD, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M8184776977