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Vanara (English, Paperback, Neelakantan Anand)

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Vanara  (English, Paperback, Neelakantan Anand)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Penguin Random House India
    • Genre: Fiction
    • ISBN: 9780143442837, 014344283X
    • Pages: 304
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    Baali and Sugreeva of the Vana Nara tribe were orphan brothers who were born in abject poverty and grew up as slaves like most of their fellow tribesmen. They were often mocked as the vanaras, the monkey men. Sandwiched between the never-ending war between the Deva tribes in the north and the Asura tribes in the south, the Vana Naras seemed to have lost all hope. But Baali was determined not to die a slave. Aided by his beloved brother, Sugreeva, Baali built a country for his people. The capital city, Kishkindha, became a beacon of hope for emancipated slaves from across the world. It was a city of the people, by the people, for the people, where there was no discrimination based on caste, creed, language or the colour of skin. For a brief period in history, it seemed as if mankind had found its ideal hero in Baali. But then fate intervened through the beautiful Tara, the daughter of a tribal physician. Loved by Baali and lusted after by Sugreeva, Tara became the cause of a fraternal war that would change history for ever. The love triangle between Baali, Tara and Sugreeva is arguably the world's first. Written by Anand Neelakantan who gave a voice to Ravana in Asura, Duryodhana in the Ajaya series and Sivagami in the Baahubali series, Vanara is a classic tale of love, lust and betrayal. Shakespearean in its tragic depth and epic in its sweep, Vanara gives voice to the greatest warrior in the Ramayana-Baali.
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    • Penguin
    Dimensions
    Width
    • 10
    Height
    • 216 mm
    Length
    • 135 mm
    Depth
    • 6
    Weight
    • 0.5
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    5

    Super!

    The book, like the author's previous novels, is great. But it is only recommended for open minded persons. This book is not for people who cannot listen a word against their good
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    Kuldeep Singh rathore

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    Mar, 2019

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    5

    Bali-perspective changer.

    What a book!
    I am happy to read this book. I am amazed.
    Yesterdays story in todays thought process. I have changed my perspective of looking things. I loved Tara and Bali.
    I guess all these years I was taught wrong lessons about Bali, Tara and Sugreeva.
    Maybe even about Ravana and Rama.
    (Asura)
    I hope to see Bali in Telugu soon.
    Anand Neelakantan must be appreciated for his wonderful work.
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    Kodi Praveena Raj Kumar

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    Jan, 2019

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    5

    Terrific

    One of the best Gripping books that i have ever read. Finished off within 24 hours. The characters like Tara and Chemba are just out of the world. The wicked actions of Fate, the fruits of Lust, Greed, Trust, Naiveness, Progress are all bottled up in this 300 odd paged book. Each chapter taking us to a timespan beyond history, each chapter taking us through different emotions. I wept as i read through the last few pages, some chapters were filled with lots of action and drama. All over this i...
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    Rahul R

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    5

    Must buy!

    Great entertaining read.This book will shake the very foundations of our so called beliefs. prepare to read this book with an open mind so you enjoy the book.once you start reading this book your are compelled to finish it. The author totally grips you with his words and his racy rendition of the story. Thank you, Neelakantan sir and Flipkart.
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    5

    Just wow!

    Gripping story line which gives different perspective of incidents and makes you think. Definitely engaging and highly recommended. It's simple language keeps you going and at times it may get a bit lagging. Still a good work on not so highly celebrated characters and their story from their viewpoints.
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    Devika Remesh

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    Aug, 2019

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    5

    Mind-blowing purchase

    An excellent book.Never thought I could finish reading a book based on mythology. Anand’s writing is simple and one that not so voracious reader like me can comprehend. Good read!!
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    Asha Joson

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    5

    Worth every penny

    This book gives you a Frank and different read all together, deconstructing the devas and asuras to normal human. Critically discuss the caste system which was prevalent in India along with humanly emotions and feelings.
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    Anu Joseph

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    Dec, 2018

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    Good

    the voice of the defeated... book is good to read but not interesting as ajeya and Asura
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    Gourinath Sharma

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    5

    Excellent

    just one word -awesome!!
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    mohit Bhomliya

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    Apr, 2019

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    5

    Excellent

    How mind plays trick on others life narrated in simple form.
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    Kumar Pradeep

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    Aug, 2021

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    Questions and Answers
    Q:Can I get Tamil version of this book
    A:No
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    Q:when i get in telugu edition?
    A:how could I know?? you can ask the publidher or the translater.
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    Q:is this book available in Telugu Version?
    A:No
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    Q:When i get inTamil edition
    A:soon
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    Q:When I get in Hindi edition
    A:YES.
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    Q:Is this novel a part of a series or a standalone entity?
    A:It doesn't belong to any series it is just a small part in Ramayana on the thought of Bali the vanara king
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