Friday, August 19, 2016

Overview: Arni. Mahabharatha.

Author: Samhita Arni
Title: Mahabharatha: A Child's View
Year: 2014

Comments: This wonderful retelling of the Mahabharata has illustrations by the author, Samhita Arni, who started writing and illustrating her own version of the Mahabharata when she was just eight years old. You can find out more about the author here: Samhita Arni.

Bizzell: There is a copy available for checkout from the regular Bizzell stacks: BL 1138.25 .A67 2010 (click to see if it is checked out or not).

Length: three weeks. I've divided the reading into six parts: Part A - Part B (one week of reading), Part C - Part D (another week of reading), and Part E - Part F (three weeks of reading).

Week 1:
Reading A:

pp. 1-50: up to Ekalavya
Reading B:
pp. 51-100: up to The Duel

Week 2:
Reading C:

pp. 101-152: up to The Battle Between Duryodhana and Arjuna
Reading D:
pp. 153-202: up to The Oath

Week 3:
Reading E:

pp. 203-244: up to Sorrow
Reading F:
pp. 245-284: the end

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