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Author Narayan, R. K., 1906-2001.

Title The Mahabharata : a shortened modern prose version of the Indian epic / by R. K. Narayan ; with decorations by R. K. Laxman
Published New York : Viking Press, 1978

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Description xviii, 182 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents The eighth baby -- Enter -- The players -- House of joy -- And ashes -- Bride for five -- Uncle's gift -- City of splendour -- Stakes unmatched -- Wanderings -- Hundred questions -- Servitude -- Warning shots -- War or peace? -- Action -- Hesitant hero -- Delirium of destruction -- Victory and sorrow -- Epilogue -- Glossary
Summary The Mahabharata is at least 3500 years old. It is the longest poem in the world. It is a work of profound religious and cultural influence. The Mahabharata encompasses all the riches of Hindu religion and culture, from the noble scripture of The Bhagavad Gita to the scores of mythic tales of men and gods familiar to the lowliest of Indian peasants
Subject Hindu gods -- Fiction.
Hindu mythology -- Fiction.
India -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
LC no. 77021802
ISBN 0670450855
OTHER TI Mahābhārata. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n79061233