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I ended up finishing this book in a few hours, and it was a good and interesting read.
In this book, Chitra Banerjee has narrated the story of Mahabharata, from the eyes of one of the main characters of the story itself - Panchaali or Druapadi.
I always feel fascinated with the Mahabharata epic story but I am amazed how Divakaruni's Palace of Illusions brings the story so alive and engaging.
A woman with five warrior husbands--how cool is that? I listened to an audiobook of this from the local library while recovering from a vitrectomy and it made the process so much... Read morePublished 8 hours ago by Evy
What an amazing book....looking into a male oriented world thru the eyes of a woman!Published 11 days ago by Shanti Soma
Great to read before the Mahabharata. Gives a little look at the characters in a personal way. I loved this one of the permanent items on my list.Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
I tend to avoid retelling of Epic stories from some character point of view, since I feel that the magic of the story will be lost when we know more about the characters. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Divya D
Mediocre book. I have read Mahabharat - 100K verses (translated into my vernacular language). It appears that the author has taken some "made-up" things from other... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Moviefan
The book was an interesting and well paced rendering of the Mahabharata seen through the eyes of Panchali. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
This book was a pure pleasure to read!! The author's prose was phenomenal and her characters were robust and full of life. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
The last few pages are phenomenal .good to realize , Krishna is with us all throw our life. Author can write on Radha.....Published 3 months ago by Rathinam