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Book Review: Kurukshetra, by Krishna Udayashankar

Kurukshetra is the ending to the Aryavarta Chronicles, the trilogy by Krishna Udayashankar. This third book deals with the war that takes place at Kurukshetra. The author maintains that the series is neither a reinterpretation of the great Mahabharata epic, nor a retelling of it. Continue reading “Book Review: Kurukshetra, by Krishna Udayashankar”

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Book Review: Kaurava, by Krishna Udayasankar

Sometimes a book comes along that makes you want to re-read it so you can understand it better. Govinda, the first book of the Aryavarta Chronicles was one such book. I did re-read it as well. The book was a good one, and it changed the idea of the Mahabharata in a way I didn’t like, yet liked. So I was quite eager to see how its sequel, Kaurava would turn out to be. From the first look, the cover design is absolutely enchanting and beautiful. Continue reading “Book Review: Kaurava, by Krishna Udayasankar”

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Book Review: Govinda, by Krishna Udayasankar

About the author:
Krishna Udayasankar is a graduate of NLSIU, Bangalore, and holds a PhD from Nanyang Business School, Singapore, where she currently works. This is her debut full length novel.

Cover and blurb:
The cover shows the hilt of a sword, the sunrise in an ancient looking setting. It’s quite captivating, really. Continue reading “Book Review: Govinda, by Krishna Udayasankar”