By R. K. Narayan
The maximum Indian epic, one of many world's preferrred masterpieces of storytelling
A sweeping story of abduction, conflict, and courtship performed out in a universe of deities and demons, The Ramayana is known to nearly each Indian. even though the Sanskrit unique used to be composed through Valmiki round the fourth century BC, poets have produced numerous models in numerous languages. right here, drawing at the paintings of an eleventh-century poet known as Kamban, Narayan employs the abilities of a grasp novelist to re-create the thrill he present in the unique. A luminous saga made obtainable to new generations of readers, The Ramayana may be loved for its non secular knowledge, or as an exhilarating story of historical conflict.
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