First in Ashok Banker's The Epic Mahabharata series, The Children of Midnight explores the home of the illustrious Ku dynasty, which has just welcomed two new sons - Dritarasht and Pandu. Cursed with unfortunate afflictions from the moment they are born, the two nevertheless grow up to be skillful young princes. As the wicked Jarasandha plots to seize their empire, the must prove their mettle and fight for their lives - and their legacy.
Meanwhile, in distant Bhoja, a young Kunti sacrifices her youth and her heart - to appease the wrath of Sage Durvasa. And hi reward for her service inextricably links her fate with that of th entire Kurujangala.
Delving into the youthful lives of the forerunners of th powerful Pandava and Kaurava dynasties, India's epic storyteller is back with a magically woven and beautifully narrated series that is just as gripping as the ones before it.