Three captivating retellings of Hindu tales.
Princess Savitri happily leaves the palace to live with her husband, Satyvan, in the jungle. But behind her joy there is fear, for Savitri carries a dark secret. It is written in the stars Satyvan will die within a year... Princess Damayanti is the one everyone wants to marry, including the gods. However, even they are happy to consent to her marriage to King Nala - all except the demon Kali, who lays a curse on the perfect couple... Princess Sita follows her husband Prince Rama when he is banished to the jungle by his jealous stepmother, just before he is to become king. But she is kidnapped by Ravana, Lord of the Demons...
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Jamila Gavin was born in India, in the foothills of the Himalayas. She is one of Britain's most acclaimed children's authors, winning the Whitbread Award for her novel Coram Boy, which was staged at the National Theatre in 2005/6....More about Jamila Gavin