Unwanted by his mother, snubbed by his blood-brothers and ridiculed by all, this is the story of the unsung hero of the Mahabharata. The graphic novel traces the life-journey of this brave and noble man who became victim to the twists of fate. Loyal to a fault, Karna’s blind devotion to the wicked prince Duryodhana, the one man who accepts him as a friend, leads him to side with the Kauravas and fight against his own brothers in the Battle of Kurukshetra.
Ayodhya, the capital of a great kingdom ruled by king Dashratha, is an unconquerable city. Prince Rama is all set to ascend the throne and rule peacefully, but he witnesses an apocalyptic vision of its destruction. Evil plans are set in motion that will lead to the fall of all mortal kingdoms! So, along with his brother, Lakshman and the sage Vishwamitra, Rama travel is to Bhayanak-van to meet the first of his many nemeses.
Draupadi: The Fire-Born Princess is written by Saraswati Nagpal which is accumulated with emotions from start to the end. Overall, it was an impactful read. The biggest highlight of the book is its art which is illustrated by Manu. One of the key features of the book is that it was widely popular among international media as it was reviewed by The New York Journal of Books. The disappointing fact is that it only emphasised on some of the bitter facts of the epic war.