The Forest of Enchantments

The Forest of Enchantments (English, Hardcover, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni)

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The Forest of Enchantments  (English, Hardcover, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Harper
    • Genre: Fiction
    • ISBN: 9789353025984, 9353025982
    • Edition: 1st Edition
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    Description

    Among the many versions of Ramayana out there, The Forest of Enchantments is a brilliant retelling of one of the world’s greatest epics, which places Sita at the centre of the novel - a Sitayana!

     

    Summary of the Book

     

    This book by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni focuses on Sita’s perspective and some of the other women in the great epic who were often misunderstood and relegated to the margins: Kaikeyi, Surpanakha, Mandodari. Chitra weaves the Ramayana into a gripping, contemporary battle of wills and makes a powerful statement about women’s struggle to retain autonomy in a world that privileges men.

     

    About the Author

     

    As an award-winning and bestselling author, poet, activist and teacher of writing, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s work has been published widely in magazines and anthologies. Her short story collection, Arranged Marriage won an American Book Award in 1995. Also, two of her novels, The Mistress of Spices and Sister of My Heart were adapted into movies. She’s published in multiple genres, including realistic fiction, historical fiction, magical realism, myth and fantasy.

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    • HarperCollins India
    Dimensions
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    • 8.46
    Length
    • 5.51 in
    Weight
    • 500 in
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    Ratings & Reviews
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    4

    Good choice

    Enchanting.. . worth a read
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    18 Feb, 2019

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    Useless product

    Aweful packing. The packaging tape was pasted onto the cover of the book itself. Very irresponsible.
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    5

    Must buy!

    This book is a worth read one...packaging was too good and it came to me within a day
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    Pretty good

    In absolute love with the book look. Received the book in best condition. Story gives insight from Sita's perspective. Portrayed as a mortal woman not a goddess(that she is),she grew from her experiences.
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    Sakshi Sharma

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    11 Mar, 2019

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    5

    Great product

    I'm a fan of this author ... her writing style is really nice and has nice English..
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    Rashmi Desai

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    7 Mar, 2019

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    5

    Classy product

    Nice service
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    Flipkart Customer

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    21 Feb, 2019

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    5

    Terrific

    It is very fabulous and enchanting
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    SHEETAL JADHAV

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    18 Feb, 2019

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    5

    Mind-blowing purchase

    Nice book.worth reading.
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    Rajeev Choudhury

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    12 Feb, 2019

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    5

    Just wow!

    I simply loved the book .
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    Questions and Answers
    Q:this book is available in hindi?
    A:No the book is not available in Hindi.
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    Q:how many pages
    A:360
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    Q:What is the paper and print quality ?
    A:First rate!
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    Q:Would you have the paperback edition of this book?
    A:No , there's only the hardcover .
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