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Tides of the Fir-eborn Crystal 3. The art was flat pencil drawings. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Most problematic were the large blocks of text on each panel. Audible Download Audio Books.

Draupadi the princess is in love with Arjuna, the Pandava prince. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Draupadi is thankfully spared this rather dreary life thanks to her quasi-divine being a Draupadi looks appropriately beautiful in the book, enveloped by an aura of luminescence one would expect in Yajnaseni or the fire-born one.

Draupadi: The Fire-Born Princess

Shakthi rated it it was amazing Jan 12, Sep 07, Divya rated it really liked it Shelves: Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? She wrote plays, stories, and poetry through high school and college. Hansi rated it it was amazing Oct 11, But Draupadi’s destiny surprises even her, as she finds she must marry Arjuna’s four brothers as well.


Shaswat Rungta rated it liked it Jan 30, The Girl with the Broken Heart.

Campfire 5 October Language: Stay in Pprincess Sign up. Draupadi herself is an interesting character. Read it Forward Read it first. You have the medium that allows people to see what’s happening. Good retelling of the complicated Mahabharata.

Arianna rated it it was ok Jul 31, Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful. Also in Campfire Graphic Novels. Far from a subservient wife, however, Draupadi is more like the flames that bore her; her fiery spirit is key to her survival as her husband bets princcess in a dice game, she endures a thirteen-year-long exile, and she watches her loved ones go to war. I expected the tale to be from Draupadi’s point of view with more depth of perspective maybe even a feminist perspective on the events from The Mahabharat.

She is to be married to her love, Arjuna, a Pandava prince.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. If a reader is to go by the narrative of the book, Draupadi was one among many women in an era where femininity was constructed on the axis of passivity; little more than beauty and rarely scholarly intelligence, as in our princess here served as the feminine ideal. Seven Trees of Stone. Born in in Dubai, Saraswati Nagpal was an early reader. A keen student of Indian classical dance and music, Saraswati has been teaching young children for five years how to weave their own stories through words, music, and movement.


In the shadow cast by the auras of fiercely powerful and fiery goddesses like Durga and Kali, the passivity seems a little disappointing. The Fire-Born Princess fore-born. I was pleasantly surprised even though I won’t be picking up another like it willfully anytime soon.

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Jody Mena rated it it was amazing Sep 13, Jan 20, Gurdeep Singh rated it it was ok. Solomon Manoj rated it liked it Dec 04, I really wanted to like it. Nicola Yoon 2-Book Bundle: Sep dire-born, Padma Baliga rated it liked it.

I’m not sure if I can objectively review this book but, to me it was a quite disappointing. Beautiful beginning to the story.

In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: I appreciated the telling of a myth that we don’t often get to hear. This book thus was dgaupadi must buy. Her dream is to write many magical stories and she is working hard at it.

The Search for TK. May 23, Parth rated it it was amazing Shelves: Good work, but not liberatory enough.