Friday, August 19, 2016

Overview: B. Sharma. Ramayana.


Title: Ramayana.
Author: Bulbul Sharma
Year: 2007

Comments: This is a retelling of the story of the Ramayana for young audiences (the "Puffin" is a Penguin imprint for younger readers).

Bizzell Reserves: Go to the Bizzell Reserve Desk to check out a Kindle with this book; you can learn about the Bizzell Kindles here. The Kindle also has an audiobook version you can listen to!

Kindle: You can buy your own Kindle copy from Amazon for $9.50 (checked price August 19 2016).

Audible: You can buy an audiobook version of this book from Audible for $16.95 (checked price August 19 2016).

Length: two weeks. I've divided the reading into four parts: Part A - Part B (one week of reading/listening), and then Part C - Part D (another week of reading/listening).

WEEK 1:
Reading A
The Birth of Rama
Tataka
Mareecha and Subahu
Sita
Ahalya
The Swayamvara
Dasharatha's Plan
The Plot
The Curse
The Banishment
In the Forest
Dasharatha's Death
Reading B
Into the Wild
Panchavati
Soorpanakha
Khara's Revenge
In Ravana's Court
Mareecha
The Golden Deer
The Abduction
The Search for Sita
Kabandha

WEEK 2:
Reading C
The Monkey Clans
Kishkinda
The Search Begins
Hanuman in Lanka
Preparing for War
Crossing the Ocean
Before the Battle
The First Battle
Reading D
Kumbhakarna
Indrajit
Ravana
Return to Ayodhya
The Second Banishment
At Valmiki's Ashram
The Ashwamedha Horse
Back at the Ashram
Rama and His Sons





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