Thursday, August 18, 2016

Overview: Kincaid. Tales from the Indian Epics.

(illustration from the book: Damayanti)

Title: Tales from the Indian Epics
Author: C. A. Kincaid
Illustrator: M. V. Dhurandhar
Year: 1918

Comments: This book contains stories from the Indian epics, the "stories within the stories" that get told along the way, supplementing the main action.

Free Online: See all the links at the Freebookapalooza. The links below are to the Internet Archive presentation of the book.

Length: one week. I've divided the reading into two parts: Part A - Part B.

Veda's Pupil.
King Janamejaya's Snake Sacrifice.
Vrigu and Agni.

Ruru and Pramadvara.
The Frog King's Daughter.
The Descent of the Ganges.
The Tale of the Pole Star.

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