Review: The queen speaks
2021-07-29 02:16:02

Here’s what the reviewer at The Indian Express had to say about Priyadarshi Thakur’s book Padmini of Malwa:

This is no run-of-the-mill autobiography of an enigma from the past. This is a well-told tale that chronicles the events, both big and small, that encompass Padmini’s brief life and times. It remains an enduring love story that turns into a riveting account of a conflict that was personal to start with and at the same time turned into a religious and political one. Of course, the last two happen to be in equal measure, as myth and history combine to weave a music that resounds bringing her back to life again. Small wonder that the poets and minstrels of Malwa keep her legacy alive today in their of songs. You can hear them as the sun bids goodbye to the day or as you sit down to read this book.

Read the full review here.