Book Review : The Palace Of Illusions     #BookReview

Book Review : The Palace Of Illusions #BookReview

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Name:  The Palace Of Illusions

Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Genre: Mythology

Publisher: PICARDO India

Publication Year: 2008

Number of pages: 360

Price:  INR 399

My rating: 4.5/5

The Storyline –

Most of us Indians are aware of the Mahabharat epic.  If we have not read the book,  we have still seen many versions of the epic as TV Serials and movies.  The story has been done and redone many times over.  So, what makes us read the same story again and again.  Because,  everytime you read the book,  there is something new that we will understand depending on what stage of life we are in.  But still,  I had no motivation to read the book,  except that it has been written from the perspective of Draupadi.  She is the narrator.   That certainly piqued my interest.  A woman’s perspective.  And looked forward to reading the book.  And did it fulfill my wishes?  Yes!  It did!  And it was much more. Continue reading