The book “Asura: Tale of the Vanquished: The Story of Ravana and His People” has been authored by whom?
The book “Asura: Tale of the Vanquished: The Story of Ravana and His People” has been authored by Anand Neelakantan. The author depicts the Ramayana focusing on the Ravana and Bhadra’s characters and their view points. This tale has attempted to escape from the dullness of recounting stories from the point of view of a victor.This narrative is a blend of history, religion and mythology. The book has aimed to demystify the blunders done by the Deva clan, which is represented as conventional and prejudiced. Also, it throws light on the liberation enjoyed by the Asuras.