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Panchatantra

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9780143334330
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2017
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Timeless fables, now in a classic collector's edition. 

Composed in Sanskrit around 300 CE, the Panchatantra is one of the oldest collections of fables in the world. It is not only a masterly treatise on politics and government, and a manual for conducting our daily lives with wisdom and common sense, but devised to educate the three dull-witted sons of a king in the ways of the world, it was also a revolutionary and successful experiment in teaching young people.

Rohini Chowdhury's complete and vibrant translation brings to you the full breadth of the ancient work. While each story unravels into several more, a motley group of creatures educate and entertain in crisp rhymes and delightful prose.

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