In this magnificent reference book, the powerful and evocative mythologies of the East are revealed in all their glory.
An instantly accessible A to Z structure, fully cross-referenced throughout, details the pantheon of gods of the East.
The book splendidly recreates the rise of many cultures.
Travel through exotic realms of high adventure, thrill at the exploits of warrior-gods, and become immersed in legend and folklore that bring to life the ancient stories that influence society in much of Asia today.
Drawing together the legends of many incredibly diverse cultures, in a highly readable and accessible style, it is a classic reference on the subject.