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Tilled Earth: Stories

by Thapa, Manjushree

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Description

Author: Thapa, Manjushree

Languages: English

Number Of Pages: 192

Binding: Paperback

Package Dimensions: 7.7 x 5.1 x 0.6 inches

Release Date: 01-11-2012

Details: 'Thapa explores disparate lives in contemporary Nepal, and weaves them into compact, jewel-bright narratives.'-Time Out Comprising perfectly crafted micro stories, and stories of conventional length, Tilled Earth off ers glimpses into the private dramas of people caught midlife: an elderly woodworker loses his way in a modern Kathmandu neighbourhood; a homesick expatriate nurses a hangover; a clerk at the Ministry of Home Affairs learns to play Solitaire on the computer; a young woman goes to Seattle as a student, and fi nds herself becoming an illegal alien; a retired secretary visits the Buddha's birthplace, Lumbini, only to find his deepest insecurities exposed.