Ashok K. Banker

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Over 70 published books from HMH, PRH, S&S, Lantana, Scholastic, more. I AM BROWN (2020) is a Book Trust Great Book 2020. A KISS AFTER DYING (Penguin/Michael Joseph 2022). Type "AKB eBooks" on any Amazon website to find my work.
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Ashok K. Banker Excellent question. But there is no simple, quick answer. The only way to understand how I did is to read the series. It took me a long time and over …moreExcellent question. But there is no simple, quick answer. The only way to understand how I did is to read the series. It took me a long time and over 4000 pages (across 8 books) to understand it myself, completely. The answer is my Ramayana Series. :) (less)
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"Banker’s world is colorful, full of lush forests, endless deserts and wide-spanning mountain ranges. Each page is filled with vivid depictions of people, places and vistas, easily living up to the novel’s inspiration, the Mahabharata ... While this structure can take some adjustment, especially for readers used to the orderly, chronological storytelling of modern fiction, Banker uses Read more of this blog post »
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