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She born full grown for the purpose of marriage, but her destiny is larger than that. The Search for TK. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. She deals with going from marrying the man she loves to having to marry his four brothers as well. I appreciated the telling of a myth that we don’t often get Princess Draupadi rises from a sacred fire after her father’s prayers.

Most problematic were the large blocks of text on each panel. However I gave it a whirl and s actually found princeess kind of fun to read.


I envy those for whom reading Draupadi will be a fresh initiation into the world tne the Mahabharateven if a somewhat broad-stroked one. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.


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If a reader is to go by the narrative of the book, Draupadi was one among many women in an era where femininity was constructed on the axis of passivity; little more than beauty and rarely scholarly intelligence, as in our princess here served as the feminine ideal. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

To get the free app, enter mobile phone number. Looking for More Great Reads? Unfortunately, the art does not give the five brothers very distinct faces, so I had trouble telling them apart.

Her husband’s cousins, the Kauravas do everything in their power to hurt her family and bring down the Pandavas. The actual courtroom scene was the best in the entire graphic novel! Share your thoughts with other customers. Adapted from the ancient Indian epic, the Mahabharata, this is the story of an astonishingly outspoken woman, who is abandoned at every turn, and forced to make the difficult choice between revenge and compassion. But fate weaves strange events, and Draupadi finds herself wedded to five men—Arjuna and his four Pandava brothers.

Evil waits around every corner and a terrible war looms overhead.

Draupadi: Fire-Born Princess

LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Please try again later. Granted this was an effort aimed at presenting us the epic from Draupadi’s point of view however it could pprincess have been presented in a much better manner.


Rather than using the art to enhance the story, all the images did was reflect the text. No Saints in Kansas. Sumit rated it liked it Aug 21, If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’.

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However I would have loved to read a more in-depth version too with more details which I felt were missing. Something different than what I normally would have chosen. Good retelling of the complicated Mahabharata. Born in in Dubai, Saraswati Nagpal was an early reader. Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free. It just wasn’t a very good graphic novel. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? To ask other readers questions about Draupadiplease sign up.

I really liked the art.

In the middle it felt a little rushed. I appreciated the telling of a myth that we don’t often get to hear.