Mahabharata Book Seven (Volume 2)

Drona

400 pages

October, 2009

ISBN: 9780814767764

$24

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Part of the Clay Sanskrit Library series

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All books by Vaughan Pilikian

Volume Two of "Drona" begins in the aftermath of tragedy. As evening falls, Arjuna journeys wearily back to camp and is greeted by the ashen faces of his brothers. Before they speak, he guesses the worst. And the worst is right: his son Abhimanyu is dead. Arjuna is inconsolable. Insensible with rage, he vows to take revenge on the boy’s killers. He swears that if they are not dead before another day passes, he will set himself alight. The world seems to shudder at his words.