Hindi novel in particular, Chandrakanta and the sub-genre of adventure 2 For an account in English, see e.g. Amrik Kalsi, Realism in the Hindi. Novel’. Aishwarya said: Chandrakanta is an outstanding work of imagination considering the date when it was written. Chandrakanta is a romantic fantasy novel written by Devaki Nandan Khatri, a popular writer from the I read the English version. Was Shivdutt a vishpurush with a tragic backstory in the novel as in the tv series . The story moves at a brisk pace though while reading this English translated.
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The ayyar is, as contended before, the real nvel of the novel because he is shown to be far more superior than the prince Virendrasingh, traditionally considered as the hero of the novel. 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 nvoel “The dashing Prince Virendra of Naugarh is madly in love with the breathtakingly beautiful Princess Chandrakanta of Vijaygarh.
Maybe it lacks the depth of more nuanced fantasy novels. It is more than a years old but it should be read more. Jun 15, Piyumi rated it liked it. Then Chandrakanta gets trapped in a fantastic maze, from which only Virendra can rescue her.
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Kroorsingh and Shivduttsingh together form the darker side of the drama. 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.
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With a hard copy you can always have an idea how far you are yet to go. However, there is no term like vishpurush in the novel. Chandrakanta is a popular epic fantasy Hindi novel by Devaki Nandan Khatri.
Ashish Agrawal rated it it was amazing Dec 10, He shot to literary fame with his first novel, Chandrakanta, at the age of twenty-six.
Mar 10, Ravi Teltia rated it really liked it. Children as well as grown ups have loved these stories for last so many decades. People as in, people who knew Urdu, Bhijpuri, Bengali. The Story slowly unfolds into Chandrakanta beig kidnapped and getting rescued by Chapla.
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Readers from East UP, Bihar and MP will immediately be at home with the language used in the book, even if they aren’t acquainted with the namesake TV serial Chandrkanta was immensely chadnrakanta during 90s. Published init was the first modern Hindi novel. This Hindi novel was published by Diamond Books inand is available in hardcover.
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Jul 24, Vibhu Ashok rated it it was amazing. The only way out is for Kumar Virendra to crack open the tilism and set his ladylove free. The various works of Khatri and his son Durga Prasad were republished by Lahari Press in the early 21st century. Chandrakanta, the novel, has many sequels, prominent being a 7-book series, Chandrakanta Santati dealing with the adventures of Chandrakanta and Virendra Singh’s children in another major tilism.
Such a wonderful imagination and narration.
Chandrakanta Hindi by Devki Nandan Khatri. It is considered to be the first work of prose in the modern Hindi language, and may have significantly contributed to the language’s popularity.
Chandrakanta, the novel, has many sequels, prominent being a 7-book series Chandrakanta santati dealing with engish adventures of Chandrakanta and Virendra Singh’s children in another major tilism.
This book is considered to be one of his finest works, and has spawned numerous sequels related to the original story. The author had very beautifully explained each and every character and incident in the running sequence of the story. View all 9 comments.