I am posting this here for the Full House Challenge as I will be crossing out the theme - Book published in 2016.
I have already posted the review for Part 1 - Rise Of The Sun Prince and Part 2 - Shattered Dreams.The
first part talks about the time before Lord Rama was born to the time
of His wedding to Sita. The second part describes the preparation for
crowning Lord Rama as the King, Kaikeyi's plot , the trio - Rama ,
Lakshmana and Sita leaving the country to live in the forest.
many other series of books, you can start reading this book straight
away without the feel that you are missing something from the first two
parts. The author rightly says - When you bite into a cake,it hardly
matters where you begin.
In this book, there is a Story So Far section where you can read the synopsis of the first two books in this series.
story starts with King Danda violating the modesty of Araja the
beautiful daughter of Sage Sukracharya.Enraged by this deed, the sage
curses that his kingdom would into the place that houses animal-like
humans and become home to the fiercest jungle humans ever known.Within
minutes the glorious kingdom turned into a great jungle called
The book ends with Lord Rama meeting
Sabari and she handing over a map to the brothers to get to the wonder
monkeys in the Kishkinda forest who would be the instruments in helping
Rama rescue Sita.
In between this,the trio - Rama ,
Lakshmana and Sita encounter a whole lot of hardships and demons and
monsters of various sizes and shapes. The brothers find their way
through the forest and also meet a lot of Sages, many of whom have been
eagerly waiting for the brothers to arrive and free them of the various
hardships that the demons have been putting them through.With each
encounter with the demons, Rama makes sure that Sita does not see the
gore of the war .
13 years in the forest moves
seemingly smooth when catastrophe strikes .One of the main characters in
this series is Surpanaka who is the trigger for the big war and the
destruction of Ravana .
Read the full review here..