Tilled Earth: Stories
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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Aleph Book Company
    • ISBN: 9789382277514, 938227751X
    • Edition: 2012
    • Pages: 192
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    Description
    Comprising perfectly crafted micro stories, and stories of conventional length, Tilled Earth offers 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 finds herself becoming an illegal alien; a retired secretary visits the Buddhas birthplace, Lumbini, only to find his deepest insecurities exposed.

    About the Author
    Manjushree Thapa is one of South Asias best-known writers. She has written two novels Seasons of Flight and The Tutor of History and four books of non-fiction: The Lives We Have Lost: Essays and Opinions on Nepal, Forget Kathmandu: An Elegy for Democracy (shortlisted for the Lettre Ulysses Award), A Boy from Siklis: The Life and Times of Chandra Gurung and Mustang Bhot in Fragments. She has also compiled and translated The Country Is Yours, a collection of stories and poems by forty-nine Nepali writers. Manjushree Thapa divides her time between Kathmandu and Toronto.
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    • Publication Year
      • 2012
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    • Author
      • Manjushree Thapa
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