Raavan

Enemy of Aryavarta
Narrated by: Sagar Arya
Series: Ram Chandra, Book 3
Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
Categories: Fiction, Historical
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Without the darkness, light has no purpose.

Without the villain, what would the gods do?

India, 3400 BCE.

A land in tumult, poverty and chaos. Most people suffer quietly. A few rebel. Some fight for a better world. Some for themselves. Some don’t give a damn. Raavan. Fathered by one of the most illustrious sages of the time. Blessed by the Gods with talents beyond all. Cursed by fate to be tested to the extremes.  

A formidable teenage pirate, he is filled with equal parts courage, cruelty and fearsome resolve. A resolve to be a giant among men, to conquer, plunder and seize the greatness that he thinks is his right.  

A man of contrasts, of brutal violence and scholarly knowledge. A man who will love without reward and kill without remorse.  

This exhilarating third book of the Ram Chandra series sheds light on Ravaan, the king of Lanka. And the light shines on darkness of the darkest kind. Is he the greatest villain in history or just a man in a dark place all the time?  

Listen to the epic tale of one of the most complex, violent, passionate and accomplished men of all time.

©2019 Amish Tripathi (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

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it's gripping and fast moving but story's lacking

It was a fun read. keeps you enthralled but it feels like the story lacks depth. Amish's way of incorporating philosophy in the story makes the whole experience wonderful!

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Beautifully written and wonderfully narrated!!

The narration was wonderful in this book! perfect pronounciations and modulations. cant wait for the next book :)

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Enjoyed it!

Really well written fiction story! It does get little cruel in few chapters. Overall I was engaged through out this book.

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fabulous

i just love this series... i have never heard a take on the mythology like this one

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  • Athavan Arunachalam
  • 11-07-19

Another Cliff-hanger

Everyone knows the story of Diwali, in where good "Ram" faces off bad "Raavan", but how many of you know the real reason why "Raavan" kidnapped "Sita" and the true image and character of the so call "10 headed demon"? Amish truly brings out this definition of the King of Lanka, with the love, pain and struggle he goes through the years and makes to think twice of the whole "good vs. bad".