Seasons of Splendour by Madhur Jaffrey
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Seasons of Splendour
By Madhur Jaffrey

Seasons of Splendour

Tales, Myths and Legends of India

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Seasons of Splendour by Madhur Jaffrey

Book Description

This is a rich and dazzling collection of mythological tales drawn from Hindu epics. Each story is told in colour yet simple language, and prefaced with some personal anecdote from the author's childhood. It is beautifully illustrated throughout in black line and tone by Michael Foreman.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780140346992
ISBN-10: 0140346996
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 11mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Puffin
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Feb-1992
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Madhur Jaffrey

Seasons of Splendour by Madhur Jaffrey Seasons of Splendour, Paperback (July 2016)

India is particularly rich in colourful folklore. With stories told by parents to their children for many generations, this is a rich collection of mythological tales drawn from a great heritage of Hindu epics - from the life of the great god Krishna to how the monkey god Hanuman helped defeat the Demon King Ravan and a host of other creatures.

Curry Easy Vegetarian by Madhur Jaffrey Curry Easy Vegetarian, Hardback (September 2014)

The author is the queen of curries and the world authority on Indian Food, having published over 15 cookbooks on the subject over the last 40 years. This title features over 200 delicious meat-free dishes.

Madhur Jaffrey's Curry Nation by Madhur Jaffrey Madhur Jaffrey's Curry Nation, Hardback (October 2012)

Travelling across Britain, visiting local Indian and South Asian communities, the author reveals how it's possible to sample virtually the whole of Indian cuisine without ever leaving the British Isles. She showcases her favourite recipes with influences from all over the subcontinent: Punjabi, Goan, Parsi and Bengali amongst others.

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Author Biography - Madhur Jaffrey

Madhur Jaffrey was born near Delhi and grew up listening to stories such as these, mainly from the older women in the family. Today she is known throughout the world as a talented actress and, more recently, an author of cookery books. In Seasons of Splendour she has returned to the colourful myths and legends she was told as a child, and the result is a dramatic collection for children to read for themselves or have read aloud to them in the traditional Indian way. Michael Foreman is an award-winning children's book author and illustrator.

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