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ASURA TALES OF THE VANQUISHED : THE STORY OF RAVANA AND HIS PEOPLE (English)

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Specifications of ASURA TALES OF THE VANQUISHED : THE STORY OF RAVANA AND HIS PEOPLE (English) (Paperback, ANAND NEELAKANTAN)

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Publisher Leadstart Publishing Pvt Ltd
ISBN-10 938157605X
Number of Pages 500 Pages
Publication Year 2012
Language English
ISBN-13 9789381576052
Binding Paperback
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Weight 490 g
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PAPER QUALITY N CONTENT

Awesome book...good quality papers....good service from filpkart...promote more this kind of products..that would be more helpful for enthusiastic readers....
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Suman Reddyg

May 5, 2016

logical connection is success vs truth reality

I appreciate the authors attempt, though it is imagination .. the logical creativity links and convincingly connecting all characters and telling a new perspective is appreciable..

author explained the current society issues in old story with twist Sita as a daughter of Ravana.. Author tou…
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Dec 31, 2015

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Wonderful Read

Very nice read, I'm surprised that this book is not marked as good read on various sites. Anand Neelakantan, has put Ravana's perspective with right context and in logical sense.
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Meghna Tripathi

Dec 28, 2015

This i one of the finest retelling of Ravana in our time

I brought this book from flipkart. I hesitate to read this book because of its ugly cover till long. Finaly i started reading this book.. Once started the was not stopping.

This i one of the finest retelling of Ravana in our time. Ravan of Anand is no geek villein of Valmiki. He is a man …
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A Mitra

Oct 11, 2015

stale western stereotypes on India

Neelakantan re-packages western neo-colonialist agenda as a 'fresh take'. it is not my contention that Ram was a god and Ravana a demon.

but the casteist/racist interpretation of the Ramayan is completely the work of western historians and their Indian baggage carriers. it is not grounded i…
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Jun 3, 2012

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Asura - A different perspective on Ramayana

I started reading this heavy book with little hesitancy as it was written by a debut writer. However, once I started the book, it didn't look like a book written by a new author. It is very fascinating book with good narration and correct usage of words. Mythology might not interest the current generation; however, the way this story was presented would definitely attract people of all generations.

In the past a lot of people have attempted to write stories on Ravana, the villain of Ramayana, the great epic of Hindus. However, all of them have attempted to portray Ravana as a real hero with a
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Jun 30, 2012

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Look at the other side of the moon.

The author simply forgot about the symbolic values of Mythology and Epics. Mythologies and Epics don't express the truth directly.
But this book is still a good read, the author's narrative skill is excellent, one should see all sides in order to find truth.
What Ramayana says?
A man lost his peace of mind in the forest of confusion, realizes that its the multi headed mind that is the cause of all his miseries, by controlling his mind, using physical strength and by reaching its very source, he re-gains his peace and thereafter the kingdom of joy.
That is all Ramayana about. But one can keep
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Dec 31, 2012

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This is not mythological...it's more that that!!!

this book is not about some tales jotted from singing bards,...
this is a true perspective, of how a battle is fought between 2 and only the conqueror seems to tell the stories...
Asura is definitely something you must read just to find out what the other side seems to offer.
But surely its again no Whining of the loser...neither a repentance call...
but a pure Journey of the greatest Villains of all time ... his reputation precedes him upto dat magnitude dat mankind wishes to eliminate him every year... "Raavan" ...
no doubt we were told he was so many things we ought not be...but afterall he
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Neetu

Dec 6, 2012

Its not easy to take loser side. Loving Leadstart picks nowdays.

It is good to have view based on written epic but to have an alternate view and depict in form where people can relate is amazing. Great job Anand.

Everybody likes to listen to winner but who like to listen to losing side? Penning other side view is tough, but it has been done beautifully. All plots are not based on what we have read in Ramayana already. Many of them are writers own creation but they are all interesting and fun to read!

Another great surprise from Leadstart
A Maverick Heart: Between Love and Life - by debut author Ravindra Shukla

I bought it after a friend of mine share
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Sathya Devan

Aug 5, 2012

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A story of different hue

Author’s effort to bring the twists and turns of the widely known epic, Ramayana, through the eyes of the “defeated” is wonderful. This book cajoles one to do a comparison of the version which is well known with the trajectory brought out in this book. A parallel witnessing character created by the author, brings in a much needed human face to the super human story of the “Devas” and “Asuras”.

The narration is simple and has succeeded in bringing down the characters of the epic from their lofty pedestals of disproportion, to logically acceptable levels of ordinary mortals. It is Ravana who
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MANGESH KADU

Jul 21, 2012

awesome book

one of the most beautifully written books...
this book doesnt potray the characters as supernatural, the author narrates the events as we had heard, not with miracles, but with normal turn of events.... u may feel a little hesitant to hear mythological stories, but reading this books makes u think that mebbe this is what actually happened...
STRONGLY RECOMMENDED
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sumeet Parui

Jul 21, 2012

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Bhadra- An Asura's narration rules the book.

First of all, i would like to confess that, though am an avid follower of the almighty but while reading the book and its logical interpretation of our culture i was considering turning myself an atheist :)

Mr. Neelakantan has done a great work in his first attempt.

I liked the flow of the book, no recession on the flow of the book. Never a boring moment.

Bhadra(an Asura) is a very typical common man who witnesses both Ravana and Rama's culture. The differences between the two great kings are very well depicted.
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sowmya yaln

Apr 28, 2014

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Schizophrenic writing

The author thanks more than one person for editing the book. He should be disappointed instead. I definitely was. So many spelling errors and grammatical flaws, not to mention plot holes and inconsistencies, it was enraging!

In a certain chapter, Ravana mentions he is in his fifties, then years later when he visits Sita's swayamvara he says he is 46. He believes his ministers when they tell him his daughter was a victim to forest fever and died, but later he yearns for a lost daughter. How and when did he learn of his daughter's existence? Are there reasons behind why he chose to ignore her k
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Kaustav Sen

Feb 27, 2013

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Interesting but sloggish

The book is surely interesting, as it gives the account of the Ramayana, from ravan's point of view, along with numerous side stories too, but if the book is read at one go, it seems drag and sloggish with waning interest. Word of advice will be to read the book at speeds of one or two chapters a day, this is a kind of book which will need u to assimilate and then continue. Happy reading!
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Syam Sreenadh Yekula

Jan 26, 2013

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Simply superb

no words to express . after the shiva trilogy by amish tripti. anand neelkantan made it big .

i already knew no one in this world is bad its the situations that make them do it.

he fought for his people. in some ones point of view ravana may be evil and some ones point of view ram may be evil in the en thats our own decission to portray an individual who he was.


any ways a great book.
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