Ravana: Roar of the Demon King

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The demon-king Ravana, born of a union between the holiest of mortals and a demon princess, has risen from an obscure beginning at a hermitage to conquer not just hell but heaven too. No less than a god to his own people, he is the sheer embodiment of evil to his enemies. This arrogant demon brooks no hindrance to snatching his heart's desire, and his terror seems unstoppable to gods and humans alike. But he makes a mistake when he abducts the wife of Lord Rama, the exiled ...

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Overview

The demon-king Ravana, born of a union between the holiest of mortals and a demon princess, has risen from an obscure beginning at a hermitage to conquer not just hell but heaven too. No less than a god to his own people, he is the sheer embodiment of evil to his enemies. This arrogant demon brooks no hindrance to snatching his heart's desire, and his terror seems unstoppable to gods and humans alike. But he makes a mistake when he abducts the wife of Lord Rama, the exiled divine ruler of Ayodhya.
Ravana is a story of a demon, who dared to challenge the gods, and almost got away with it. Ravana's tale is one that will incite awe and fear simultaneously. Whose side was this enigma on, good or evil? The obvious answer seems to be but one: his own. Or was he really? This graphic novel seeks to explore that question, and others.

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"I highly recommend Campfire’s comics. They do what they are intended to do and do it in  a way that excites kids about classic literature." — Chris Wilson, The Graphic Classroom(a resource for teachers and librarians)

"This book is beautifully illustrated. . . . On a scale of 1 to 10, I give Ravana a solid 9." — John Tompkins, Children's Librarian/Graphic Novel Specialist

"I cannot say enough good things about the art. The almost hauntingly beautiful watercolors make the story feel appropriately epic."  — Jennifer, No Flying No Tights

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789380741178
  • Publisher: Steerforth Press
  • Publication date: 11/15/2011
  • Series: Campfire Graphic Novels Series
  • Pages: 104
  • Product dimensions: 6.52 (w) x 9.84 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Meet the Author

Abhimanyu Singh Sisodia was born in the scenic though war-torn valleys of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir in 1986. His relationship with literature began at an early age. Abhimanyu holds multiple degrees in diverse fields, and developed his lifelong passion for words into a serious obsession with Ravana.

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