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ISBN-13: 9781290619172

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Francis William Bain (1863–1940) was once a British author of delusion 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 gorgeous princess Anangarágá, who will marry in simple terms the suitor who asks her a question she can't solution. The king, along with his shrewdpermanent buddy 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. even if, those books usually are not at once derived from Hindu texts or traditions. Bain used to be finally unveiled as a author of orientalist fantasies, yet through that point he had a faithful readership who may care much less. He endured to press on with the sequence till there have been 13 volumes. this is often therefore a innocuous literary hoax on a par with Bilitis. which isn't to assert that those books do not have their attraction, really should you like early myth writers, similar to William Morris or Lord Dunsany. simply do not use them as assets for info approximately Hindu mythology.**

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