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I just couldn’t believe my eyes when I read something like Bhim calling Suyodhan a “Blind fool, Son of a blind fool”, howsoever hatred he may have for his father in his heart, this is impossible.
Your email address will not be published. This time his muse is Duryodhan. The Rise of Hastinapur. He may have rool the war, but he repeatedly had doubts,and after the war, all the Pandavas had their doubts.
Book Review | Ajaya | Roll Of The Dice by Anand Neelkanthan
So we have a book ajaha Duryodhana is the epitome of all that is good, is manipulated by his devious uncle Shakuni and the Pandavas are cast as evil with the inexplicable exception of Arjuna. It is only when there is a divine origin granted to the Gita that Arjuna’s perfectly valid doubts get suppressed. Roll of the Dice by Anand Neelakantan and feel obliged to write a review at this site.
Oct 28, Hemantkumar Jain rated it it was amazing. It all began when he almost forced Gandhari to be wed to blind Dhritarashtra.
I love the fact that he encourages and makes us question everything that we know about Mahabharata and its cast. I mean if he had written this for any other religion then i am assuming death threats, protests etc etc.
The only reason Duryodhana is considered a villain is because he lost the war, and with that his image. Unfortunately, simply reversing the roles of the good and the bad IS NOT Mahabharata from the view point of the vanquished.
Two, the author has paid too much importance to the caste equations prevalent then that he had not even hesitated to call many of them as ‘low caste’ including Vidura who was son of the same father as were Dhritrashtra and Pandu, though from a different mother. Don’t have a Kindle?
It is her ultimate dream to see her first-born seated on the throne of Hastinapur. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Jan 25, Mohit rated it it was amazing. Such a fool who wage everything in a game is not competent to rule a kingdom and I see nature eliminating such a fool in yhe own way.
In fact Kunti’s cruelest treachery against Karna was not her abandonment and subsequent non-acknowledgement. The author has a reason for composing a novel where Suyodhana is a hero, not only in the novel, but also in the real life for many. In this sinister quest of hers, an unscrupulous priest comes to her thhe and ensures that Prince Duryodhana does not become king.
Had King Suyodhana known that Princess Draupadi had already apologized to his wife Bhanumati for her actions at Indraprastha, then all of it could have been avoided.
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Jan 22, Srikanth rated it really rolp it. He waits and gets his work done patiently. Though there are many excellent quotes in the book, one out of them I would like to place here on life what Acharya Kripa told to Karna after thw him from a ajya attemp – “Life is a gamble. Feb 18, Arun Sashi rated it it was amazing. I was quite disappointed with it actually. Gulf money and the rapidly expanding city of Cochin have, however, wiped away all remaining vestiges of that old world charm. Duryodhana is too impetuous to take Draupadi’s laughter lying down and for Karna Draupadi’s insult at the Swayamvara was probably the culmination of all the insults and missed opportunities in his life.
Ajaya: Roll of the Dice
The character of Shakuni was brought out superbly. Suyodhana sees love around the parrot and hence does not fire arrow. We xjaya him as the most cunning prince in Mahabharata, a character hated by one and all.
As far as writing style of Anand is concerned, it is undoubtedly and unchallenged. Shakuni is painted an extra shade of black. They are saving you Kshatriyaas from burning down in that palace.
A Truly amazing rendition rolp the greatest Epic ever told Now I feel sympathetic towards the Kauravas Overall, the book is quite commendable.