Books about mythology and inspired by mythology (and especially Indian mythology) are quite interesting to read.Continue reading “Book Review: Shikhandi and Other Stories They Don’t Tell You, by Devdutt Pattanaik”
One might be a mythology fan, but still not know everything from mythology. I realize that after reading this retelling of the Bhagavata, written by one of my favorite authors, Devdutt Pattanaik.
Mythology is a very interesting genre, and when narrated with that interest, makes for wonderful reading. Many authors try to write in this genre; some succeed, others do not. I quite enjoyed a few of Devdutt’s earlier books, so picking this book wasn’t that difficult a choice.
Devdutt Pattanaik’s writing is always interesting. His views on Indian mythology are interesting, and have loved quite a few of his books. This one is a short read, a part of a bigger book that I hope to read sometime in 2018.
I love reading about Indian mythology. I’ve heard quite a lot from it from my grandparents while growing up. I admire Devdutt Pattanaik’s writing when it comes to that genre, so when I found this book on Kindle Unlimited, I borrowed it without a second thought.