Type: Historical Fiction
Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Publication Year: 2008
A rendition of one of the greatest Hindu epic Mahabharata as narrated the Draupadi's as she was one of the main characters in this epic and came out to one of the strongest female voices in a patriarchal society. Draupadi’s life and sorrowful incidents are recounted as she takes the reader through her controversial life which was always in the background. The novel offers a refreshing take on the epic and is summed up beautifully. This is one of those novels that you can binge read.