A well known king of ruthlessness found in the mythology of Ramayana is Raavan. Now he is being illustrated and highlighted by Amish Tripathi in his fictitious essence. The outcome of writer Amish’s mythological touch is the novel Raavan: Enemy of Aryavarta. It’s said to be the third novel in the Series of Ram Chandra following the Scion of Ikshvaku (2015) and Sita: Warrior of Mithila (2017). This novel illustrates the chronicles of Raavan from his childhood till the kidnap of Sita. It was published in July 2019 and is believed to be the best selling novels.
The storyline begins with Raavan’s poor and misery childhood. He is the first son of Maharishi Vishrava who was born as a naga. But this truth was kept as a secret from their tribe until the birth of his brother Kumbhakarna who was too born as a naga. But later it posed greater difficulties that forced Raavan and Kumbha to leave the place with their mother and maternal uncle Mareech. They moved to the southern part of India.
Raavan was loved by Kanyakumari during his childhood but he finds her to be married to a trader named Prithivi later. When Vedavati, the Kanyakumari and her husband are killed by the son of village leader, Raavan turns into a ruthless person. In rage, Raavan and Kumbha together massacred the entire village and became more powerful. How Raavan takes Lanka into his control, how he marries Mandodari and finally how he yearns and ploys to marry Sita is something that’s elaborated in the other half of the novel.
With an exceptional script, Raavan : Enemy of Aryavarta will leave you spellbound. Everyone’s inclination towards mythology will drive them to read this novel. So what are you waiting for? Purchase it and explore the world of Amish’s exceptional mythological fiction.