Book Review, Judging A Book

Book Review: The Little Book of Hindu Deities

The Little Book of Hindu Deities
By Sanjay Patel

My Edition:
Paperback, 143 pages
2006, Plume
ISBN: 9780452287754

This book is just what the title says it is – a tiny book of Hindu deities! It’s friggen adorable and gives an overview of the different types of gods, such as the manifestations of Shiva, demigods, animal gods, the planets and even details on the different epic works.

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Judging A Book

Judging A Book By Its Cover: Ramayana

This is my weekly post where I highlight and appreciate cover designs and the general physical appearance of books. We all judge book covers to some extent. I can’t say that I’ve ever decided against a book with terrible cover art if I liked the sound of the plot, but I do purchase special editions of books and multiple editions of books based on their cover art. If book covers didn’t matter, publishers wouldn’t put out so many beautiful editions!

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