The Palace of Illusions

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Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s novel The Palace of Illusions: A Novel was published by Doubleday in 2008.
The novel is a retelling of the Hindu epic Mahabharata from the perspective of Draupadi (Panchaali), a woman living in a patriarchal world. The plot is summarized by Booklist: “Born of fire, Panchaali marries all five of the famously heroic Pandava brothers, harbours a secret love, endures a long exile in the wilderness, instigates a catastrophic war, and gradually learns the truth about Krishna, her mysterious friend.”

Owner : Shaurya Choudhary Available : In stock Genre : Fiction & Non-Fiction

| Publication : Picador India

1 review for The Palace of Illusions

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    Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, an Indian best-selling novelist, has written The Palace of Illusions, an extremely emotional and gripping mythological-cum-historical-fiction novel that narrates the great epic Indian mythological tale, Mahabharata, from the perspective of the most brilliant and fearless female character, Draupadi, who weaves her deeply soul touching yet enduring life story from the day she was born to the day she left her palace and kingdom to foment the Yes, you could call it Mahabharata fan fiction in modern words.

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