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ISBN-10: 1290619174

ISBN-13: 9781290619172

ISBN-10: 1354286081

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Francis William Bain (1863–1940) was once a British author of fable tales that he "claimed "were translated from Sanskrit.

The first of those was once A Digit of the Moon (1898), which Bain claimed was once his translation of the 8th a part of 16 of a Sanskrit manuscript given to him by means of a brahmin.

In the tale, the king Súryakánta falls in love with the clever and lovely princess Anangarágá, who will marry basically the suitor who asks her a query she can't resolution. The king, together with his smart pal Rasakósha, units off to win the hand of the princess.*

The Indian tales of Francis W. Bain have been released within the overdue nineteenth century and the early twentieth century. They purport to be translations of unidentified manuscripts. despite the fact that, those books will not be without delay derived from Hindu texts or traditions. Bain used to be ultimately unveiled as a author of orientalist fantasies, yet by means of that point he had a faithful readership who may care much less. He endured to press on with the sequence until eventually there have been 13 volumes. this is often hence a risk free literary hoax on a par with Bilitis. which isn't to assert that those books shouldn't have their attraction, really for those who like early fable writers, similar to William Morris or Lord Dunsany. simply do not use them as assets for info approximately Hindu mythology.**

*...summary from Wikipedia
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