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Bridge of Rama - Book Five of the Ramayana
Bridge of Rama - Book Five of the Ramayana

Bridge of Rama - Book Five of the Ramayana

by Ashok K Banker

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Language

English

Publisher

Penguin

ISBN

0144001446 - Year: 2006 - Pages: 480

Binding

Paperback

Ashok K Banker
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Author: Ashok K Banker
Publisher: Penguin
Year: 2006
Language: English
Pages: 480
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0144001446

Description

The original Ramayana was written three thousand years ago. Now, with breathtaking imagination and brilliant storytelling, Ashok K. Banker has recreated this epic tale for modern readers everywhere.

Sita has been abducted by the demonlord Ravana and held captive in the island-kingdom of Lanka. Rama is now faced with the bitter prospect of a final, terrible war against Ravana and his rakshasa hordes.

Sita’s fate hangs in the balance while Rama’s armies assemble on the very edge of the ocean. Using only their wits and bare hands they begin to build a bridge to the island-kingdom. But time is rapidly running out, and the journey to Lanka appears near-impossible.

At this critical moment Hanuman attains a magnificent apotheosis. Transformed into a being with a single-minded mission, he prepares for a terrifying face-off with Ravana, and makes his awesome leap across the ocean to rescue Sita. Will he succeed in saving her life and averting the final battle? Surely a lone vanar cannot face the crushing might of Lanka and survive? But then Hanuman is no ordinary vanar.

REVIEWS

A milestone. Banker brings a magnificent sense of predestination to his task.
—India Today

How well Banker tells his tale! His pace never flags, his attention to detail and character is enormously inventive.
—Indian Express

Spectacular in scope and vision.
—Enigma

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