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Penguin Classics Box Set
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Penguin Classics Box Set

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Synopsis As India celebrates its seventieth year of independence, Penguin Classics proudly brings you a magnificent selection of some of the most important books which have shaped our dynamic cultural and literary heritage over time. From ancient treatises to modern novels, from classical drama to medieval memoir, from timeless poetry to iconic short stories, the Penguin Classics boxed set offers a sumptuous feast of literature: 1. Kama Sutra: A Guide to the Art of Pleasure by Vatsyayana (translated by A.N.D. Haksar) 2. Abhijnanashakuntalam: The Recognition of Shakuntala by Kalidasa (translated Vinay Dharwadker) 3. The Arthashastra by Kautilya (translated by L.N. Rangarajan) 4. The Kural by Tiruvalluvar (translated by P.S. Sundaram) 5. I, Lalla: The Poems of Lal Ded (translated by Ranjit Hoskote) 6. Babur Nama: Journal of Emperor Babur (translated by A.S. Beveridge and abridged and edited by Dilip Hiro) 7. Home and the World by Rabindranath Tagore (translated by Sreejata Guha) 8. My Name Is Radha: The Essential Manto (translated by Muhammad Umar Memon) 9. Tamas by Bhisham Sahni (translated by Daisy Rockwell) Exquisitely translated, and beautifully brought to life in stunning new covers, these works a must-have for anyone who wants to savour our glorious literary legacy.

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Binding: Paperback
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Penguin
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  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780143441434
  • Category: Poetry
  • Related Category: Literature
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