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Vyasa

Vyasa

The Beginning

Sibaji Bandyopadhyay
,
Sankha Banerjee
,
Sibaji Bandyopadhyay and Sankha Banerjee
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On a huge battlefield stand two armies facing each other. The dust stirred by soldiers covers the sun.
Rain-clouds shower flesh and blood, drenching the troops. Along the ground a wind rises; the small stones that the wind carries with it, hit the warriors.With cinematic effects, full of cuts and intercuts, Vyasa-with 1600 electrifying visuals for hot-hearted adults-sets in motion the battlefield of Kurukshetra. From the birth of the Pandavas and Kauravas to the interpenetration of life instincts and death instincts, this first book in this graphic book series rolls out the beginning of interplay of lust and violence which gives to the tale of war, revenge and peace the unmatched regal look.

Imprint: India Penguin

Published: Jun/2017

ISBN: 9780143427803

Length : 216 Pages

MRP : ₹599.00

Vyasa

The Beginning

Sibaji Bandyopadhyay
,
Sankha Banerjee
,
Sibaji Bandyopadhyay and Sankha Banerjee

On a huge battlefield stand two armies facing each other. The dust stirred by soldiers covers the sun.
Rain-clouds shower flesh and blood, drenching the troops. Along the ground a wind rises; the small stones that the wind carries with it, hit the warriors.With cinematic effects, full of cuts and intercuts, Vyasa-with 1600 electrifying visuals for hot-hearted adults-sets in motion the battlefield of Kurukshetra. From the birth of the Pandavas and Kauravas to the interpenetration of life instincts and death instincts, this first book in this graphic book series rolls out the beginning of interplay of lust and violence which gives to the tale of war, revenge and peace the unmatched regal look.

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Sibaji Bandyopadhyay

Sibaji Bandyopadhyay writes poetry, plays, stories, novels, film-scripts in Bengali, and essays in Bengali and English. Some of his recent books include Three Essays on the Mahabharata: Exercises in Literary Hermeneutics; Sibaji Bandyopadhyay Rachanasamagra [Complete Works], volumes 1 and 2; Sibaji Bandyopadhyay Reader. He is the recipient of The Government of West Bengal 'Vidyasagar Memorial Award' 2010 for life-time-achievement in the sphere of Bengali prose, 'Sisir Kumar Das Memorial Award' 2010 for contributions to Bengali literature, 'Buddhadeva Bose Memorial Award' 2016 for contributions to the arena of Bengali and English essays.

Sibaji was formerly professor of Cultural Studies, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta (CSSSC) and professor of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University, Kolkata.

Sankha Banerjee

Sankha Banerjee practises graphic narrations, illustrations, installations, on themes like ancient tales, sexuality, pluralism and existence. His works have been collected and exhibited at Museum of Contemporary Art, Lyon, France, Chateau D'if, France; Mangasia - Largest exhibition on Asian comics, Italy; and India International Centre, Delhi, among others. He has participated at Lyon BD festival, France in 2018. His illustrated graphic novel 'Nelson Mandela', translated in many languages, has received the Best Graphic Novel Award at Comic-con, New Delhi. Sankha is also an assistant professor at department of Multimedia and Animation, St. Xavier's College, Kolkata.

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