I am planning to read Puranas. I would like to make a start and continue. Can you recommend where to start and also a book (only in English) please. I am interested in a hardback book only. Thanks

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    "I am interested in a hardback book only" - from the first few pages of the soft copies of Puranas, you can easily find who the publisher is and either directly purchase from them or a reseller like Amazon or Exotic India Art. Commented Jul 25, 2019 at 18:23

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ALL 18 MAJOR PURANAS by IGS (International Gita Society) contains abridged version of 18 puranas in 884 pages.

This can be found in PDF format:

Web format:

After reading this, you can start reading the full version of the Purana which you like. The source of full versions can be found in below post(s):

Complete English translations of Puranas

What are some online sources to get unabridged Hindu Scriptures or to learn Hinduism?

  • "All 18 Major Puranas" is this available as a book from IGS or somewhere else?
    – Leprechaun
    Commented Jul 26, 2019 at 9:28
  • @Leprechaun not sure about hard copy...i read in pdf from IGS..
    – YDS
    Commented Jul 26, 2019 at 9:56

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