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    BOOK, 332 pages
    Published 01-09-2016
  • Original Title : Abhaya
  • Genre : Not defined
  • ISBN : 9781535535588 (ISBN13: 153553558X)
  • Language : en
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ABOUT Saiswaroopa Iyer
Saiswaroopa Iyer

Formerly an analyst with a Venture capital firm, Saiswaroopa's interests include Startups, Economics, Carnatic Music, Philosophy, Politics, History and Literature of India. She won a state level gold medal from TTD in rendering Annamacharya Kritis. She holds an MBA from Indian Institute of Technolog ... more


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Gautham R Shenoy rated it
September 19, 2018
Abhaya is set in the Mahabharata period. The incidents in the novel coincide with the Pandavas' bid to perform the Rajasuya. The novel is a retelling of the Narakasura vadha episode wherin it describes a new threat in the form of Lord Bhauma of Kamarupa who uses a subverted form of the Shakta religion in order to covertly destroy the Arya civilization and gain control over the Arya empire. The novel describes the effort of Abhaya and Krishna Vasudeva, the prince of Dwaraka in combating this challenge. For me the best parts of the novel are the ... more
Shashi Kiran rated it
September 17, 2018
Great book in the category of Puranas.


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