Mahabharata by C. Rajagopalachari


C. Rajagopalachari

358 pages first pub 1950 (editions)

fiction classics religion challenging informative reflective medium-paced


Originally published in the year 1951, the huge popularity of the book has resulted in the book being re-printed several times. Centuries ago, it was proclaimed of the Mahabharata: "What is not in it, is nowhere." But even now, we can use the same...

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Community Reviews Summary of 36 reviews


adventurous 100%
reflective 75%
dark 50%
emotional 50%
inspiring 50%
mysterious 50%
challenging 25%
hopeful 25%
informative 25%
relaxing 25%
sad 25%
tense 25%


slow 50%
medium 50%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Plot: 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | No: 33%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 66% | Yes: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

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