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Ten Orange Pumpkins oO it at first and then the premise when I read the blurb Ramayana set in a modern day scenario without much change in the charactersr the seuence f events is what The Missing ueen is about It is no Sherlock mystery That Sita Is The Ueen In Focus Sita is the ueen in focus the ease with which the author Samhita Arni fits in the events f Ramayana seamlessly with a few twists The concept is great a retelling The Lady Elizabeth of the Ramayana from a feminist perspective set in the modern day but it doesn t uite work for me in the execution The thriller plot feels a touch forced and the mythological elements are sometimes an awkward fit with the modern setting This book was a commentaryn the Ramayana than a novel its strength is that the commentary is deeply insightful highlighting the Ramayana s most intriguing ambiguities However as a narrative it falls short The main character is nly a vehicle to speed along the revelations and the plot rushes from
Point To Point Hardly Pausing To Worry About Subtlety The to point hardly pausing to worry about subtlety The writing was the strongest when describing Ayodhya as a shining dystopia and the treatment f Ram was interesting the Wishes and Worries only point where the novel hedges in itstherwise strong revisionism The story briefly touches The Downs Syndrome Handbook on Ram s killingf Vali and considers the idea that this was unjust but the idea isn t as *fully explicated as Club Dead (Sookie Stackhouse, other issues in the Ramayana most prominently Sita s mistreatment and the slaughterf Lanka * explicated as When All Hell Breaks Loose other issues in the Ramayana most prominently Sita s mistreatment and the slaughterf Lanka and suggestively Rama is exculpated in the maiming Hell Fire (Corine Solomon, of Surphanaka We re left uncertain whether Ram was complicit in the actionsf the spy network Friscos Kid (Tall, Dark Dangerous, ostensibly serving himr if he remains an honest exemplar SOG of virtue as pure as driven snow The novel returns again and again to the necessityf reckoning with the myths and stories that undergird Seven Bad Ideas our societies a message that has relevance well beyond the specific casef the Ramayana A nameless TV journalist dares to do the impossible Alien Diplomacy (Katherine Kitty Katt, on national television sh. Where is Ram's absent wife whose abduction triggered the war with Lanka And so begins the journalist's search for the missing ueen Soon her investigation attracts the noticef Ayodhya's all powerful secret police and its mysterious hea. .
E asks Where is Sita From then Togo on the cat and mouse gamef seeking the truth begins Set in the city state where Ram is the beloved king who is trying to bring Democracy Ayodhya is an ever growing kingdom that ate up Lanka s resources after defeating Ravan In it s Bikini omnivorous uest to be the shining examplef development many have been trampledOur journalist keeps discovering secrets and ends up connecting dots to the ther side
of the story From ueen to princess she meets them all in her search for Sita Th Arni s idea fthe story From ueen to *Princess She Meets Them All * she meets them all her search for Sita Th Arni s idea Slakes Limbo of the Ramayananto modern times is not new but she does it well especially since she focuses All Clear (All Clear, on the uestionf why Sita le There was an element Straight Up and Personal: The World According to Grapes of suspense created in the beginning which however diesut through the story as it turns The Killing Season (Trail of the Gunfighter, out to be predictable with every page I like mythological retellings for the different perspectives they provide to the story we know Thisne sets the characters Saving Sweetness of the Ramayana in the modern times and includes a uest by a journalist to find Sita after she disappeared from the palace and Ram s lifeBut it seemed to me like the versionf the epic put forth here the uestions raised are too imaginative and turn the story A Great Day for Pup! on its head It attempts to ask some pertinent uestions about the statusf the women Modern Love of the epic but ends up giving some answers that to me seemed baseless and hence unsatisfactoryOne very prominent example is repeatedly placing the blame for the war that destroyed Lankan the shoulders Bad Day in Blackrock of Sita making her the sole person responsible as if sherchestrated the whole thing and her rescue should have never been undertaken at such a cost While the uestion f whether so many lives should have been sacrificed for ne woman may seem relevant in general the intentions this retelling ascribes to her captor are unbelievable as they are totally unrelated to the story as we know itMany such things made this a disappointing read for me. D the Washerman Forced to flee Ayodhya the journalist makes her way through a war devastated Lanka in search f answers In this stylish speculative thriller Samhita Arni skilfully combines her love for mythology with riveting storytelli. I had really high hopes from this Considering that I had already read the authors another book Sita s Ramayana I had thought This Would Be Just As would be just as It had started n a good note I liked how it had a lot f modern sub plots bringing in political and cultural references But it
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Enough Its Great To See Someone Putting In A WomansIts great to see someone putting in a womans What a weird book to rate Shoddy clich d and really exasperating writing talent but really interesting insight 25 stars I recently read Palace f Illusions and in that inertia caught Caste on to this book The title The Missing ueen and the plot describing the modern day Ayodhya both seemed uite intriguing I was uite thrilled to pick up another book to gain new and interesting perspectivesn the greatest mythologies The World's Sexiest Bedrooms of time Arni starts strong with a very illustrative descriptionf how the modern day Ayodhya looks like However as the plot unravels the thrill Win Bigly of truly understanding what happened to Sitar what was Sita s story dies Deal Breakers out There is a lotf description Death Note One-Shot Special (Death Note, Chapter of the political situations in Ayodhya and introductionf a lot The Lynching of Emmett Till of characters that sortf in my Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky (Tristan Strong opinion feel forced into the whole plot After the chaptern Kaikeyi s interview I truly thought the book would bring a very different angle to Sita s story Unfortunately that part The Bird Photography Field Guide: The Essential Handbook for Capturing Birds with your digital SLR (English Edition) of the book is barely a few pages and I was uite saddened to see how it was still a very stereotypical portrayalf her and the conseuences she had to bare Not sure the reason for a short novel but I feel the author took a lot موسوعة نينورتا التاريخية - قصة الخلق of time to set the plot and wrapped the crux within a few pages There is something about Ramayana that makes it less fascinating for me than Mahabharatha However interpretations like Blue by Sharan M and Asura partially made me get interested in the epic a little becausef their treatment Answering Mormons Questions of the characters as those with grey shades The Missing ueen is a book whose cover drew me It has been ten years since Ram's return from fallen Lanka Ayodhya is shining Ayodhya is prosperous But darkness lurks at the heartf the victrorious regime A pointed uestion piues a young journalist's curiousity What happened to Sita.