Book Review :- The palace of illusion.

What ancient India knew of feminism? What Dwapara Yuga knew of strong women? Ain’t women always victims in that era? But @divakarunichitra Draupadi is anything but a victim. She is strong, fierce, confident women who wants to write her own destiny and wants to be history.
This book portrayed Draupadi like never before.

Spoiler alert⚠️ Being dark skinned she always felt less beautiful than others until she believes with the help of Lord Krishna that she, too is beautiful. That was her first win. Like this she stood strongly on her feet despite every insult, criticism, obstacles, hatred thrown at her.
She’s also skilled in the art of manipulation. She never lift the sword and archer in the war but played major role with her words and manipulative nature.

The book unfolds many aspects of her life. Her friendship with Krishna. Her secret feelings for Karna (which was my favourite part). Her devotion towards her husband and family.

Nevertheless it’s a best feminist mythological fiction ever written. It’s change your prospective towards Draupadi.
It’s a must read!

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