The Song of King Gesar

The Song of King Gesar

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19.13 The Song of King Gesar

In this extraordinary retelling by award-winning ethnic Tibetan writer Alai, The Song of King Gesar is brilliantly brought to life. It is one of the world's great epics, as significant for Tibetans as the Odyssey and Iliad for the ancient Greeks, and as the Ramayana and Mahabarata in India. Passed down in song from one generation to the next, it continues to be a living part of the Tibetan culture, and is sung by Tibetan bards even today. Set partly in ancient Tibetan… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Canongate Books (November 07, 2013)

Collection: Myths

Format: EPUB

Page count: 360 pages

File size: 1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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