The Emperor of the Sorcerers (Volume 2)

The Emperor of the Sorcerers (Volume 2)

Clay Sanskrit Library

by Budhasvamin

Edited and translated by James Mallinson

Published by: NYU Press

467 pages, 4.00 x 6.00 in

  • Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9780814757079
  • Published: November 2005



Volume Two continues this fast-paced tale of mystery and sorcery up to canto 28. Nara·váhana·datta's epic quest to become the human emperor of the sorcerers leads him and his companions to win yet more wives. Unfortunately, the surviving manuscripts of the text break off while he is in pursuit of his sixth wife. The primary narrative is punctuated by diverting subplots.

Co-published by New York University Press and the JJC Foundation

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