Its zeal for exploration fails to relieve the flatness of its execution. Its plot, like its narrator, is held hostage to an inevitable conclusion.
Its dialogue often mimics the stiltedness of film noir—a common vice of fan fiction—as its one-dimensional characters parade before the tape recorder. And it is packaged for children.
It could have been otherwise. Arni is no pushover.
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She espouses a muscular feminism, redressing age-old wrongs. In addition to reconsidering Sita, Arni recasts the vilified Kaikeyi, whose son Bharat was a contender for the throne assumed by Ram, as a hard-nosed political insider. Surpanakha, the literally demonized sister of Ravan—maimed by Lakshman in the first act of war—becomes a freedom fighter from the Lankan Liberation Front.
The Missing Queen explodes the edifice of mythical history as a tale told by the victors. But what we get in its place is less lifelike than the myth. You are now subscribed to our newsletters.
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