The Ramayana : a shortened modern prose version of the Indian epic (Suggested by the Tamil version of Kamban) (Book, 1972) [WorldCat.org]
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The Ramayana : a shortened modern prose version of the Indian epic (Suggested by the Tamil version of Kamban)

Author: R K Narayan; R K Laxman; Kampar
Publisher: New York : The Viking Press, 1972. ©1972
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A retelling of the Tamil poem which records Rama's search for his abducted sweetheart, Sita.
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Genre/Form: Novels
novels
Myths
Adaptations
Fiction
Epic fiction
Romans
Mythes
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Narayan, R.K., 1906-2001.
Ramayana.
New York, Viking Press [1972]
(OCoLC)575945841
Named Person: Rāma, (Hindu deity); Rāma, (Hindu deity)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R K Narayan; R K Laxman; Kampar
ISBN: 0670589500 9780670589500
OCLC Number: 539549
Language Note: The orginal epic was in Tamil and this is an English adaption of that work.
Description: xv, 171 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Rama's initiation --
The wedding --
Two promises revived --
Encounters in exile --
The grand tormentor --
Vali --
When the rains cease --
Memento from Rama --
Ravana in council --
Across the ocean --
The siege of Lanka --
Rama and Ravana in battle --
Interlude --
The coronation.
Responsibility: by R.K. Narayan ; the decorations, drawn from Indian temple sculptures, are by R.K. Laxman.

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A retelling of the Tamil poem which records Rama's search for his abducted sweetheart, Sita.

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