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Puffin Classics: Chandrakanta

Puffin Classics: Chandrakanta

DEVAKINANDAN KHATRI
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The dashing Prince Virendra of Naugarh is madly in love with the breathtakingly beautiful Princess Chandrakanta of Vijaygarh. But there are obstacles galore in the paths of the lovers. There are evil ministers with sinister magicians at their beck and call; enemy kings only too happy to go into battle; masters of disguise who can fool the cleverest of spies; and magic all around.Then Chandrakanta gets trapped in a fantastic maze; from which only Virendra can rescue her. But will he be able to decipher the clues; follow the trail correctly and get to her before it is too late? And will their friends; Tej Singh; Chapla and the others; help them adequately with their deep knowledge of the art of divination and disguise?

Imprint: India Puffin

Published: Oct/2008

ISBN: 9780143330417

Length : 288 Pages

MRP : ₹199.00

Puffin Classics: Chandrakanta

DEVAKINANDAN KHATRI

The dashing Prince Virendra of Naugarh is madly in love with the breathtakingly beautiful Princess Chandrakanta of Vijaygarh. But there are obstacles galore in the paths of the lovers. There are evil ministers with sinister magicians at their beck and call; enemy kings only too happy to go into battle; masters of disguise who can fool the cleverest of spies; and magic all around.Then Chandrakanta gets trapped in a fantastic maze; from which only Virendra can rescue her. But will he be able to decipher the clues; follow the trail correctly and get to her before it is too late? And will their friends; Tej Singh; Chapla and the others; help them adequately with their deep knowledge of the art of divination and disguise?

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DEVAKINANDAN KHATRI

Devakinandan Khatri (1861-1913) was born in Pusa, Bihar, in the home of his maternal grandfather, Jivanlal Mahato, a wealthy landowner. His father, Lala Ishvardas, descended from an illustrious family from Lahore. He shot to literary fame with his first novel, Chandrakanta, at the age of twenty-six. He subsequently set up his own printing press, the Lahari Press, in Banaras. His other popular works include Chandrakanta Santati and Bhutnath.

Author, poet and translator, Deepa Agarwal writes for both children and adults. She received the N.C.E.R.T. National Award for Children's Literature in 1993 for her picture book Ashok's New Friends. Her historical fiction Caravan to Tibet was on the IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People) Honour List 2008.