Mahabharata Book Eight (Volume 1): Karna

Adam Bowles (Translator)
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Description

"The Book of Karna" relates the events of the two dramatic days after the defeat of the great warriors and generals Bhishma and Drona, in which Karna, great hero and the eldest P ndava, leads the K urava army into combat. This first volume of "Karna" depicts mighty battles in gory detail, sets the scene for Karna's tragic death, and includes a remarkable verbal duel between Karna and his reluctant charioteer Shalya, the king of the Madras, as they hurl abuse at each other before entering the fray.
Co-published by New York University Press and the JJC Foundation
For more on this title and other titles in the Clay Sanskrit series, please visit http: //www.claysanskritlibrary.org

Product Details

Price
$26.00
Publisher
Clay Sanskrit
Publish Date
February 01, 2007
Pages
604
Dimensions
4.56 X 1.01 X 6.6 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780814799819
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About the Author

Adam Bowles translates and edits Sanskrit literature full time for the JJC Foundation, co-publishers (with NYU Press) of the Clay Sanskrit Library.