The Good in the Bad

I approached this novel as I would any other piece of fiction dealing with mythology: intrigue and fascination. And I wasn’t let down. The best way to describe my feelings as I approached its final pages is that I was appalled; appalled at the reveals about Karna, appalled at the misconceptions that thrive on through the abridged versions of the epic tale, appalled at the one-dimensional quality of the characters in the children’s books.

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