The Courtesan's Keeper

Paperback | February 12, 2014

byKshemendraTranslated byA.n.d. Haksar

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This feast of smiles was put together giving the secret strategiesand all the tricks of courtesansOne of Kshemendra's finest satires, The Courtesan's Keeper is adelightful and rambunctious rendition of the life and times of thecourtesan Kankali as she teaches the ways of the world to her wardKalavati. From the attractive courtesan and her shrewd keeper to theexperienced barber and the avaricious trader, the book brings to lifethe vibrant society of Kashmir Valley a thousand years ago through ahost of characters, each drawn in vivid detail. With its terse narrative,directness and economy of style, and fast-paced action, the book isfully suited for the twenty-first-century reader.

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This feast of smiles was put together giving the secret strategiesand all the tricks of courtesansOne of Kshemendra's finest satires, The Courtesan's Keeper is adelightful and rambunctious rendition of the life and times of thecourtesan Kankali as she teaches the ways of the world to her wardKalavati. From the attractive courtesan and ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.46 inPublished:February 12, 2014Publisher:Repro Knowledgcast LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143430033

ISBN - 13:9780143430032

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