The mythological fiction bookshelf: Books that mythology lovers must read

Gayatri Vinayak

If there is one topic that is a hot favourite among the current breed of Indian English writers, it is Indian mythology. Among the plethora of modern authors who have written on mythology, some have stood out for bringing their own interesting interpretations to it, some have brought touches of feminism, gender or sexuality to mythology, and others have merged historical facts and myths with imagination. We take a look at some books on mythology which should be on every mythology fan’s must read list: