Author: Maggi Lidchi - Grassi
Foreword/Introduction: Robert A Johnson
Publisher: Writers Workshop
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8174360247
Presented here is an account of the events that led up to the great battle told first by Ashwatthama and then as seen through the eyes of the Arjuna.
The growing tension between the Pandavas and the Kauravas, the attempted drowning of Bheema by Duryodhana, the Palace of Lac, the dice-game, the exile and year of incognito are all included in this volume which ends with Krishna's words: 'Get up and fight, Arjuna'. COMMENTS: It is a Feast of Delight and Wisdom. - Robert A Johnson Lidchi-Grassi's Mahabharata is a never to-be-forgotten work. - Sathya Saran, the Independent, Mumbai Told with Passion, understanding and imagination, a story that deserves to be - Gynandra Nath and Tabish Khair, The Times of India, Patna Of all the retellings and transcreations of the Mahabharata that are available today, this one is the most committed, the most passionate and the most moving. - Arshia Sattar, The Indian Review of Books.