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    DescriptionGrowing from an oral tradition of ballads based on historic events in India, the Mahabharata was passed down and extended through the centuries, becoming the longest written poem. In this text, R.K. Narayan provides a rendition in an abbreviated retelling of this epic.


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    Title
    The Mahabharata
    Subtitle
    A Shortened Modern Prose Version of the Indian Epic
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) R. K. Narayan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 222 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 254 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780226568225
    ISBN 10: 0226568229
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DQ
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
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    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 43
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 08
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 74
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    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
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    DC21: 294.5923
    DC22: 294.5/923
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    BISAC V2.8: FIC019000
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    LC classification: PR9499.3.N3 M3 2000
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    Illustrations note
    17 line drawings
    Publisher
    The University of Chicago Press
    Imprint name
    University of Chicago Press
    Publication date
    09 August 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Chicago, IL
    Author Information
    R. K. Narayan is one of the most prominent Indian novelists of the twentieth century. Born in 1906, Narayan was the recipient of the National Prize of the Indian Literary Academy, India's highest literary honor. His numerous works "Mr. Sampath-The Printer of Malgudi," "Swami and Friends," " Waiting for Mahatm"a, and G"ods, Demons and Others," all published by the University of Chicago Press.