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  • The Mahabharataby Bibek Debroy

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 25.48

    The Mahabharata is one of the greatest stories ever told. Though the basic plot is widely known, there is much more to the epic than the dispute between the Kouravas and Pandavas that led to the battle in Kurukshetra. It has innumerable sub-plots that accommodate fascinating meanderings and digressions, and it has rarely been translated in full, given... more...

  • My Name Is Radhaby Saadat Hasan Manto; Muhammad Umar Memon

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 22.08

    The prevalent trend of classifying Manto?s work into a) stories of Partition and b) stories of prostitutes forcibly enlists the writer to perform a dramatic dressing-down of society. But neither Partition nor prostitution gave birth to the genius of Saadat Hasan Manto. They only furnished him with an occasion to reveal the truth of the human condition. My... more...

  • The Mahabharataby Bibek Debroy

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 25.48

    The Greatest Story Ever Told Dispute over land and kingdom may lie at the heart of this story of war between cousins?the Pandavas and the Kouravas?but the Mahabharata is about conflicts of dharma. These conflicts are immense and various, singular and commonplace. Throughout the epic, characters face them with no clear indications of what is right and... more...

  • The Mahabharataby

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 25.48

    The Greatest Story Ever Told Dispute over land and kingdom may lie at the heart of this story of war between cousins?the Pandavas and the Kouravas?but the Mahabharata is about conflicts of dharma. These conflicts are immense and various, singular and commonplace. Throughout the epic, characters face them with no clear indications of what is right and... more...

  • The Mahabharataby Bibek Debroy

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 25.48

    It is the aftermath of the war in Volume 8. Ashvatthama kills all the remaining Pandavas?with the exception of the five Pandava brothers?and Panchalas. The funeral ceremonies for the dead warriors are performed. Bhishma?s teachings in the Shanti Parva, after Yudhishthira is crowned, is about duties to be followed under different circumstances. more...

  • Works of Marcus Tullius Ciceroby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 5.99

    Indulge Yourself with the best classic literature on Your PDA. Navigate easily to any novel from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases. Table of Contents. List of Works by Genre. Marcus Tullius Cicero Biography. List of Works by Genre. Ethical Writings :: Political Works :: Philosophical works :: Other Works. Ethical Writings:. On Moral... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Medieval Latin Literatureby Ralph Hexter; David Townsend

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 159.99

    The twenty-eight essays in this handbook represent the best of current thinking in the study of Latin language and literature in the Middle Ages. The insights offered by the collective of authors not only illuminate the field of medieval Latin literature but shed new light on broader questions of literary history, cultural interaction, world literature,... more...

  • Night and Horses and the Desertby Robert Irwin

    Overlook 2000; US$ 13.99

    The first collection of poetry and prose from a rich and all too unfamiliar literary tradition. Spanning the fifth to the sixteenthcenturies, from Afghanistan to Spain, Night and Horses and the Desert includes translated extracts from all the major classics in an invaluable introduction to the subject. Robert Irwin has selected a wide range of... more...

  • The Mahabharataby Bibek Debroy

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 25.48

    The Mahabharata is one of the greatest stories ever told. Though the basic plot is widely known, there is much more to the epic than the dispute between the Kouravas and Pandavas that led to the battle in Kurukshetra. It has innumerable sub-plots that accommodate fascinating meanderings and digressions, and it has rarely been translated in full, given... more...

  • Valmiki Ramayanaby Arshia Sattar

    Penguin Books Ltd 2000; Not Available

    One of India's two greatest epics, the Ramayana pervades the country's moral and cultural consciousness. For generations it has served as a bedtime story for Indian children, while at the same time emgaging the interest of philosophers and theologians. Now this magnificent new translation makes the monumental work available to a new audience. Believed... more...