The Serpent's Revenge: Unusual Tales from the Mahabharata
How many names does Arjuna have? Why was Yama cursed? What lesson did a little mongoose teach Yudhisthira? The Kurukshetra war, fought between the Kauravas and the Pandavas and which forced even the gods to take sides, may be well known, but there are innumerable stories set before, after and during the war that lend the Mahabharata its many varied shades and are largely unheard of. Award-winning author Sudha Murty reintroduces the fascinating world of Indias greatest epic through the extraordinary tales in this collection, each of which is sure to fill you with a sense of wonder and bewilderment. A Childrens Bookshelf Selection: Each month our editors pick the best books for children and young adults by age to be a part of the childrens bookshelf. These are editorial recommendations made by our team of experts. Our monthly reading list includes a mix of bestsellers and top new releases and evergreen books that will help enhance a childs reading life.