Mrityunjaya is a book written by Shivaji Sawant. The book talks about the events of Mahabharata from Karna's perspective. The book was first published in Marathi by Shivaji Sawant. However, this edition has been published in the Hindi language by Vani Prakashan Ltd.
Mrityunjay is an autobiography of Karna. The story has been written in an exceptional stylistic way that spans over eight books. Four books are written from Karna's point of view. After each book, the story is narrated by Kunti, Karna's unwed mother, Duryodhana who considers Karna to be his most trusted aide, Shon who is Karna's foster brother, Vrishali who is Karna's wife who worships him like a God and finally, Krishna. As the story progresses, you will find uncanny similarities between Krishna and Karna. The author hints at a haunting link between them.
About The Author
The author of the book, Shivaji Sawant was born on 31st August 1980 in a small farmer family of Aajra village in Kolhapur district of Maharashtra. He completed his schooling from Vyankatrao High School. He then went on to work as a teacher for twenty years at Rajaram Prashala, Kolhapur and later became an editor with Lokshikshan, a Maharashtra education department's monthly magazine. After extensive research he wrote his first book, Mrityunjay. The book was critically acclaimed and has been translated in English, Kannada, Gujarati, and Malayalam. He received the prestigious Moortidevi Award in 1994 for his contribution towards literature. Some of his famous books include Yugandhara, Chhava, Ladhat, Kanchan Kan, Kavadase, and Ashi Mane Ase NamuneKan among others.
You can purchase the hardcover edition of Mrityunjay by ordering it online. The book will be delivered to you at your doorstep once the order is placed.