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The Forest of Enchantments

“The Forest of Enchantments” is a novel written by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, published in 2019. It is a retelling of the Hindu epic Ramayana from the perspective of Sita, the central female character.

The story follows Sita’s journey from her childhood in the kingdom of Mithila to her marriage to Rama, the prince of Ayodhya. As the wife of Rama, Sita accompanies him into exile in the forest, where they face numerous challenges and trials. Throughout the narrative, Sita grapples with questions of love, duty, and destiny, as she navigates the complexities of her relationships with Rama, his brother Lakshmana, and the demon king Ravana.

“The Forest of Enchantments” explores themes of love, loyalty, and female agency, offering a fresh perspective on the timeless tale of the Ramayana. Divakaruni’s lyrical prose and vivid storytelling bring Sita’s story to life, inviting readers to reconsider the traditional narrative and to empathize with Sita’s experiences and emotions.

With its richly imagined world and compelling characters, “The Forest of Enchantments” is a captivating retelling of one of India’s most beloved epics, offering new insights and interpretations that resonate with contemporary readers.

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Weight532 kg


Book Author

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni





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