How mythology shapes the stories of today

How mythology shapes the stories of today

Is there something in the world of mythology that could actually be historical?

Kamila Shamsie’s latest novel — Home Fire — is a rework on the Greek myth Antigone. Amish Tripathi is known for two fiction series based on mythology — The Shiva trilogy and the Ram Chandra series. Ashwin Sanghi too is fascinated by the kernels of truths that are hidden away in Indian mythology. Ashwin Sanghi, Arundhati Subramaniam, Mamang Dai and Preeti Gill tell how Indian mythology is shaping the stories we read.

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