THE KING WHO TURNED INTO A SERPENT: AND OTHER THRILLING TALES OF ROYALTY FROM INDIAN MYTHOLOGY
Awe-inspiring fighters, feisty leaders, exemplary friends, mighty monarchs, expert cooks and super-strong sleepyheads… Who were these multifaceted rulers who stood out among the hundreds in the lore of our land? From Shibi Chakravarthy to Bhoja, from Vidyottama to Meenakshi, from Yudhisthira to Nahusha, and from Shishupala to Nala â€“ what was extraordinary about them and their times?
In over 15 fascinating stories, this charmingly illustrated book takes you to the kingdoms, courts, palaces and battlefields of glorious royals, who shaped our values and made their place forever in our epics and legends.
THE QUEEN WHO RULED THE WAVES: AND OTHER AMAZING TALES OF ROYALTY FROM INDIAN HISTORY
Determined warriors, artistic temple builders, wise administrators, prolific writers, unabashed food-lovers and expert musicians… Who were these incredible, multifaceted rulers from the past who stood out among hundreds of others? From Kattabomman to Krishnadeva Raya, from Abbakka to Durgavati, from Velu Nachiyar to Shantala, and from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj to Mahendra Varman – what was extraordinary about them and their reign?