Outstanding! There can be no other adjective for this book. It is not easy to woo readers to the Ramayana, an epic which every Indian knows by heart. But Devdutt Pattanaik - a medical doctor by education, a leadership consultant by profession and a mythologist by passion - succeeds admirably, by retelling the country`s most popular story through the eyes of Sita.
Attempting to reach out to a wider audience and highlight the vulnerabilities of tribal communities of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands who are in constant conflict with the world at large, an author and researcher has penned a fictional tale to offer lyrical insights into the pristine archipelago that has been a tourists` delight.