Category: Legends, Myths, Fables


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Vikram and Vetal

By: Poile Sengupta

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Puffin: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011595

ISBN: 0-14-333498-0

Condition: New

The king slashes his way through the forest, his sword cutting down the terrifying rings of leaves and branches. He climbs a tamarind tree and brings down a corpse hanging from its highest branch. Just as he turns to make his way out of the gloomy forest, an eerie voice cackles in his ear . . . Thus begins the saga of Vikramaditya, the brave and noble king, and the Vetal, his tormentor from the spirit world. As Vikramaditya trudges through the forest, the Vetal narrates stories to him, ending each with a riddle that tests the king’s famed sense of justice, his ideas of right and wrong. Man... View more info

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Indian Tales

By: Romila Thapar

Price: $1.90

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002450

ISBN: 0-14-034811-5

Condition: New

An exciting and entertaining collection of stories, full of the colour and enchantment of India. These sixteen tales-of heroes and heroines, their adventures, misfortunes and triumphs, of gods and demons, and of animals-have been told to generations of people who have laughed or shed tears over them or pondered on their timeless wisdom. Some stories have a happy ending, others haunt us with their sadness and all of them should delight the young reader. Printed Pages: 104. View more info