p> Menaka’s choice is the latest book from the writer Kavita Kane. Menaka is the most beautiful of all the apsaras in the world who was born with brains and talent. She was born during the churning of oceans. In spite of her enigmatic beauty she always desired for a family that she could never have. On the other a great sage by the name Vishwamitra, defies the gods and challenges to create another heaven. The king of gods, Indra got threatened by him and decided to put a stop to his rising desires and powers by sending Menaka to seduce him. What will happen when Menaka meets up with Vishwamitra? Will she be satisfied after meeting him or will she have to surrender to her destiny once again? This beautifully written mythological book will throw light on this.
This book describes all about the beauty Menaka and the famous Vishwamitra. It not only talks about their love but in detail talks about the woman who is fighting for her dreams in this male dominated society and about the man who wants to achieve his goals challenging everything that comes his way. It is a story of her pains, struggles and choices in a man's world. The subject has been dealt with well, the friendly scenes have been done classily and the end is very good. The book is written in a very simple yet fascinating manner. The tale is a mixture of everything, love, betrayal, acceptance, help, responsibility, respect and recovery. The book is an easy read which will keep you entertained all along. About the author
Kavita Kane is a senior journalist with a career of over two decades, which includes her working for Magna publication and DNA. She quit her job as an Assistant Editor of Times of India to devote full time to her writing. She is an addict of cinema and theatre. She did her post-graduate degree in English Literature and Mass Communication from the University of Poona. Writing has always been her passion and she was born with this skill. Karna's Wife her debut novel, (2013) was a bestseller.
Her second novel - Sita's Sister (2014) also deals with another mysterious personality - Urmila, probably the most overlooked character in the Ramayan. She was born in Mumbai but spent her childhood mainly in Patna and Delhi. Kavita currently lives in Pune with her mariner husband Prakash and two teen daughters Kimaya and Amiya and with an overfriendly Rottweiler, Chic, the friendly Spaniel and Babe, the unfriendly cat
p>Surpanakha, Ravan’s infamous sister—ugly and untamed, brutal and brazen. This is how she is commonly perceived. One whose nose was sliced off by an angry Lakshman and the one who started a war but was she really just perpetrator of war? Or was she a victim? Was she Lanka’s princess? Or was she the reason for its destruction
Surpanakha, meaning the woman as hard as nails was born as Meenakshi—the one with beautiful, fish-shaped eyes. Growing up in the shadows of her brothers, who were destined to win wars, fame and prestige, she, instead, charts up a path filled with misery and revenge.
Accused of manipulating events between Ram and Ravan, which culminated in a bloody war and annihilation of her family, Surpanakha is often the most misunderstood character in the Ramayana. Kavita Kané 's Lanka’s Princess tells the story from the vantage of this woman more hated than hateful…