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Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Miraculous Conch (Pictorial Comics) : Folktales From India


Miraculous Conch:
There are many who love to tell a story and many more who love to listen to one. And each time a story is retold, it acquires a new color and a fresh dimension.

The Grandmother who heard a story as a little girl from her Grandmother, tell the same story to her grandchild but with a few embellishments of her own. The traveller from a distant land who happens to hear a story in the course of his travels, later tells it to his own people, modifying it to make it more dramatic or more acceptable to his audience.That is how stories which had find recurring themes in the tales told in different regions separated by hundreds of miles.

This Pictorial Comics From Amar Chitra Katha retells Two stories from John Dorairaj`s  'Miraculous Conch',  a collection of Folktales Published in the Echo series of India Book House Publishing Company, Bombay.

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