Myths And Legends From Around The World by Sowmya Rajendran is a vivid retelling of some of the most well-loved stories of the world. Published by Rupa Publications India, the book hit the shelves in October 2020.
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Do you know how Renuka, the warrior goddess, fought Rakshasa? Or how Nu Wa held the broken sky together? Or how Rome was built or the zebra got its stripes? You may have heard of Achilles and his heel, but what of Cassandra and her prophesies? And how Anansi tricked the sky God to bring stories to the world? Do you know why the boat tour at Niagara falls is called ‘maid of the mist’?
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Each culture has its very own story of the creation, and the world as we know it. This mythological tale from China tells us about goddess Nu Wa and how she created the world. @sowmyarajen, in 'Myths and Legends From Around the World' brings well-loved stories from different cultures that tell about
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Sowmya Rajendran’s myths and legends from around the world is a vivid retelling of some of the most well-loved stories of the world. Meet mighty gods and powerful goddesses, mystical women and ferocious beasts, trickster spiders, and sleeping giants as you discover how big the world is and yet, how small. How different we are from each other and yet, how similar! Stories connect us all through the ages, with a shared imagination that knows no boundaries. Joy, anger, jealousy, sadness, ambition, pride, love, human emotions, after all, are the same everywhere. You might be familiar with some of these stories, but this inclusive book will lead you to seeing them again in a new light. Find out how our past is entwined with our present and why our world has never forgotten these captivating tales.
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