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a master at his peak,
This review is from: Demons of Chitrakut (Ramayana) (Paperback)
the third book of ramayana proves that Ashok K. Banker is a master of Indian epic tales. Demons of Chitrakut is the best book so far and that is saying something big! The action is well-paced with the emotional and dramatic scenes--the parts in Ayodhya are phenomenal and the journey of the exiles to the forest is the greatest fiction sequence I have ever read. This book is longer and more full of events than the first two, but it focusses on the characters and their relationships so strongly that you really feel you are one with them. My only wish now is that Mr Banker's publishers, please bring out the rest of the Ramayana fast!!!
And I can't wait for the Mahabharata.
Some readers who think Mr Banker is inspired by Lord of the Rings would do well to throw out their copies of Tolkien and read the true ancient epic. Ashok K. Banker's Ramayana shows how a great story should be told, and makes every Indian proud.